Great course. Quite challenging, huge amount of info shared and employed in the assignments. This makes the course very thorough yet as mentioned, challenging to complete. Not for the faint at heart!
Awesome..... The lectures are very helpful to the students or gis learners who wants to do some on-line, especially the final project was awesome... i really enjoyed and learned much more things...
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von Simon D•
The course is very good, but I did find that I had problems with some subjects that were not covered well enough to be able to work out the outcome required. I push myself hard anyway, so pretty happy to get through when I know I could have done better. Thanks again Nick, I will start the 3rd course, once I am happy my computer has all the components I need for ArcGIS to run without wanting files from my other computer. Have a great day.
von Cornelis A G•
The course is interesting, especially the part explaining several of the workflows with rasters. There is so much you can extract from a Digital Elevation Model. The part dealing with SQL and queries could be improved upon. I for one, would like to learn a bit more of the basics of the models underlying this part of ArcMap. At lerast give some pointers to a book or a course that deals with the basics of these programming languages.
von Aarthi P•
Great course! Compared to the first course of this GIS specialization (Fundamentals of GIS), this 2nd course has a few minor gaps in the lecture notes/videos. However, some exploration and practice, as well as other readings do help with overall understanding and with completing the assignments successfully.
Thanks very much!
von Megan H•
I learned a lot in this course. The only thing that I could say needs improving is to give answers to the open-ended questions posed in the tutorials. I really wanted to know the answers. Overall, I think that I am way more knowledgeable about ArcGIS than I was before I began this course.
von Adam S•
Peer Review system needs an overhaul. I would suggest increasing the number of reviews required by each student so you one incorrect (based on user error) review does not influence your grade so significantly.
Otherwise, this is an informative and useful course.
von Sean B•
I would have given it 5 stars, but Tutorial Assignment 3 was written as though it was pulled from another course without editing, and contained references to file paths and names that didn't match the reality of the course and required some deduction to sort out.
von Mathew M•
Content is excellent. It does go by very fast and a lot of key elements of tools are glossed over... so you need to watch many of the lessons more than once in order to complete the final project unless you have done this work before.
von Andrew R•
I understand that all the information presented here is valuable but the subject matter was a little more dry than the first course in the specialisation. Nonetheless, it was very well put together and I learned a lot.
von Sarah V•
Great information and weekly assignments/lectures. The final project, at times, was very difficult and I did not receive much mentor help. It was still a doable assignment and was able to pass.
von Alex G•
This course was more difficult than I expected, but provided good video lectures and plenty of examples to help me better understand some of the many things that can be done with GIS.
von Holly S•
I didn't love the final project for this. It took a lot of time due to some software glitches. Seems like that is unnecessary and should be better managed in the future.
von Jason M•
More in-depth work with ArcMap and associated principles. Redundant to a degree with the intro to the specialization, but good blend of instruction and assignments.
von Zannis K•
Really nice intro to working with rasters and performing calculations based on them, either to produce new rasters or in comparison with vector data.
von Sreenivasan N•
I found the final quiz to be slightly tricky. But could crack it with the support of the members from the discussion forum.
Thank you Coursera
von Paing T P @ A J R•
A little boring at first in this course, but it become interesting later. A little difficult to doing assignment. But it is cool.
von Francisca P D A•
Muy buen curso. Super clara la información y muy didáctico . Hay que dedicarle varias horas a la semana, pero vale la pena.
von Pedro P•
Everything great except for the web lesson. Very nice assigments. You can feel how much work is behind this course.
von Jesse B•
Introduces some good spatial analysis techniques. You learn how to integrate raster and vector data.
Nick is a great and friendly instructor. Assignment was challenging, generally in a good way.
von Andres F V M•
Buen curso, bastante claro en las lecciones y las multiples aplicaciones que se le puede dar
von Nancy V W•
This is a very good course and would recommend it to anyone interested in learning GIS.
von Simona B•
Lots of contents, I really enjoyed this course. Good material and videos. Thanks
von Ignacio R G•
The course needs more practice items that does not require to buy a GIS book.