Classes & Events

Event/Description Date/Time/Location

Introduction to GIS Data Management (Individual Course)

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) enable users to visualize and analyze spatial information in a dynamic digital environment. This short course will introduce students to general GIS concepts and applications. Participants will become familiar with the ArcGIS Desktop 10 environment and will gain hands-on experience using ArcMap to create a GIS project utilizing a variety of data layers.

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Fondren Library B43A

The Absolute Basics of Jupyter Notebooks

Every day, thousands (if not more) of programmers, statisticians, data scientists, information professionals, and journalists use Jupyter, an open-source web app that interactively presents live code augmented with visua

Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Fondren Library Basement Collaboration Space, B43A

Introduction to Adobe After Effects: Creating Motion Graphics (Adobe Creative Cloud)

This hands-on workshop will introduce participants to Adobe After Effects. Participants will learn how create a motion graphic video using animation, effects and transitions. Participants will incorporate the 12 basic principles of animation in their video.

Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm
Collaboration Space, Fondren Library Basement B43A

Introduction to Geoprocessing

Learn some of the most frequently used geoprocessing tools to highlight the spatial relationships between your datasets, including clip, buffer, dissolve and spatial join.

Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Fondren Library B43A

Getting Started with ArcGIS Boot Camp (2-in-1 Combined Course)

All topics from the following two courses will be covered:

Sunday, October 20, 2019 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Fondren Library B43A

SimplyAnalytics: Exploring Demographic and Business Data

Learn how to extract tabular data and export maps for future population projections and current business and consumer data.

Monday, October 21, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Fondren Library B43A

R visualization with ggplot2

In this class I will give an introductory lesson to the functionality and application of the ggplot2 package in R.

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Fondren Library Basement Collaboration Space, B43A

Data Interpolation and Extraction

Learn how to interpolate point data into and extract point data from continuous surface data.

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Fondren Library B43A

Mapping Imagery

Learn how to line up images, such as aerial photographs, site plans and diagrams, with other spatial data in ArcGIS (georeferencing).


Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Fondren Library B43A

Introduction to Microsoft Access

Access is a relational database. In this course, we will introduce the basic components of the database. First, we’ll look at some common database terms. You’ll also take a closer look at the Navigation pane.

Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Fondren Library Basement Collaboration Space, B43A