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GIS for Beginners: Introductory Geographic Information Systems Concepts and Hands-on Exercises
Reviewed by: Michelle M. Thompson, Visiting Scholar, Cornell University Department of City and Regional Planning, USA
Content: Presents introductory information on geographic information systems (GIS), and clear examples of how GIS can be useful to local governments, communities, and individuals.
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The GIS for Beginners CD-ROM, produced by the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), provides tools and techniques for understanding the theories and applications of geographic information systems (GIS).
The best part of this course is the integration with free software programs that will support learning after the course has been completed. This type of learning resource can be very effective in expanding the use of technologies and bridging the technological divide.
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