When is the next offering of Going Places with Spatial Analysis? How do I register?
The master calendar for all the MOOCs is hosted at the Esri Academy site. Scroll down to see upcoming courses. You can register, once you've signed in with your Esri credentials, on the course description page.
What's new in the February 2019 offering of Going Places with Spatial Analysis?
The February 2019 offering of Going Places covers the same material and includes the same ArcGIS Online exercises as past offerings.
Will I get a certificate for the MOOC?
Students who complete the course in its entirety before the course closes will receive a certificate of completion
How much do I need to know about GIS?
The MOOC has no prerequisites, but some familiarity with GIS concepts may enhance your experience.
What software will I use? What are the system requirements?
All MOOC students will have access to ArcGIS Online for the duration of the course. Your browser will need to meet the browser requirements.
Can I take the lessons at any time? Are there weekly deadlines?
You are free to work at your own pace. The course includes six sections with videos, hands-on exercises, quizzes, and discussions. Sections are opened weekly. Expect to spend a minimum of two to three hours on each section. To earn a certificate of completion, all lessons must be completed before the course closes. Please see the Dates to Remember section in the course Dashboard for details.
How long will I have access to the content after the MOOC ends?
You may have up to two weeks after the course end date to finish the exercises. Please see the Dates to Remember section in the course Dashboard for details. After the date noted, software access will end and the course materials will be closed. You are welcome to retake the course by registering for a subsequent offering.
Will the MOOC show up in my Esri training history?
Yes. Certificates from all Esri MOOCs are available via your My Learning Activity page. If you believe a certificate for an Esri MOOC you completed on the Udemy platform (from 2014-2017) is missing from your page, contact us via the form at the bottom of this page. Please include your name, your user name and the name and date of the course. We'll find it and add it to your page.
If I still have a question, where can I get help?
For general MOOC questions when the course is not in session, please visit this Help page. There's also a form to e-mail specific questions, if yours is not answered. For questions or issues with the course content when the course is in session, the course forums are the best source of information. We encourage you to look through them, as your question may already have been asked and answered.