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Business and Information Technology Education
Editing, Visualizing and Sharing Data in ArcGIS Software
Students will learn how to create a digital map. They will learn how to to create and edit data, design and publish maps, and perform common GIS analysis operations is required. They will also learn how to make decisions from the information plotted on their maps.
Linnie Berkenbile
Fundamentals of Technology or Business and Computer Technology
Awareness of GPS/GIS
Essential skills for ArcGIS
Managing and Analyzing Data using ArcGIS
Editing, Visualizing and Sharing Data in ArcGIS Software
Determine how to update the geometry of simple features in ArcGIS Desktop
Determine specifications for updating feature attributes
Explain the circumstances under which versioning should be used
Explain the difference between reconcile and post operations
Identify required components for a topological edit
Explain the significance of topological relationships and the impact of edits on those relationships
Determine specifications for creating a new simple feature
Visualizing Data in ArcGIS Desktop
Determine layer specifications to configure a map's Table of Contents
Determine the appropriate specifications to complete visualization tasks
Determine appropriate layer properties and settings for a map document
Describe how to load data into ArcMap
Determine the most efficient way to change the current view of the map to the desired view
Determine appropriate graph or chart specifications
Determine appropriate specifications for adding text to a map
Describe how to make maps time-aware and display dynamic features using the slider
Describe and implement the task to create a simple two-layer symbol, determine the geometry type of the feature, where to create the symbol, and what should be specified in each layer of the symbol
Describe and implement the task to set up a page layout, determine the legend content and settings, which layout elements to include, number of pages required, and appropriate reference scale
Explain considerations for sharing MXDs between workstations
Explain the circumstances under which it is appropriate to use data-driven pages
Describe the components used to create a data-driven page
Describe Geoprocessing in ArcGIS Desktop
Determine appropriate geoprocessing tools, parameters, and environment settings to accomplish a task
Determine the appropriate workflow to complete a given geoprocessing task
Compare and contrast options for automating work in ArcGIS Desktop
Sharing Content from ArcGIS Desktop
Compare and contrast export formats available in ArcGIS Desktop
Explain the differences between exporting from Layout view and Data view
Describe and implement the following desired output (e.g., tiling, rasterization, color vs. black and white), determine appropriate map and printer settings
Describe how packages are generated and shared from ArcGIS Desktop
Explain the circumstances under which it is appropriate to embed a Python script within a toolbox
Determine how to optimize a map for publishing to ArcGIS Server
Determine the best option for sharing specified content
Once finished with all courses within the ArcGIS Desktop Associate career major the ArcGIS Desktop Associate certification created by ESRI.
ArcGIS Desktop Associate created by ESRI
Career Majors That Sequence This Course
Career Cluster Pathway Career Major
Information Technology Information Support and Services ArcGIS Desktop Support Associate