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sample chapters

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Instructional MateRIAL

Instructional material for GIS Fundamentals includes lectures, labs, videos, figures, exam material, and answers to study questions.

Below are short descriptions of each resource and bulk download links. The index links to all material and the update log describes changes.

Exams/End-of-chapter study questions.

Email request@gisfundamentals.org for answers to odd-numbered end-of-chapter study questions and exam materials (over 1100 questions and counting) in several formats. Exam questions are also available for direct import via Canvas Commons.

Lectures

Each slide deck covers the main sections of each chapter. Many decks offer additional slides for case studies and deep dives. Slides are generically formatted so they import cleanly into other software packages (e.g., Google Slides, Keynote). Lectures 1-15 in MS PowerPoint format (Dropbox). See below for copyright and terms of use.

Labs

Lab overview slides, directions, data, and explanatory videos for ArcGIS Desktop 10, ArcGIS Pro, and QGIS. 

Figures

Book figures as image files (Dropbox). See below for copyright and terms of use. 

Links to individual videos, lectures, and labs

Copyright and terms of use

Figures are copyrighted by Bolstad/Manson or by the issuer of permission, as noted in individual captions in the text. These figures may be used in educational contexts where they are limited to students enrolled in a class where GIS Fundamentals is a required text (e.g., on lecture slides hosted on a learning management system that requires a password for access).

Slides included copyrighted materials; they may be used in educational contexts where they are limited to students enrolled in a class where GIS Fundamentals is a required text (e.g., hosted on a learning management system that requires a password for access).