Courses

Courses

Courses

ONLINE COURSE: Explore the world of geographic information systems (GIS) with QGIS, an Open Source software program that offers a free, but powerful, alternative to commercial GIS programs. Topics include symbology, raster and vector data models, and map composition. The course also provides background theory of GIS concepts such as projections and geocoding. Please note: Participants will be given access to the online learning platform on the first day of class.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
50763 6 eve Th Jan 16, 2020 1830-2130 Online Richard Davidson,
James O'Leary
$399 Online

ONLINE COURSE: Gain proficiency at using analysis techniques to solve problems that are commonly found in the GIS field. Practice exercises will include both vector and raster data models. These techniques are applicable to a wide range of disciplines. Please note: Participants will be given access to the online learning platform on the first day of class.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
50764 6 eve Th Mar 05, 2020 1830-2130 Online James O'Leary $399 Online

Explore the world of geographic information systems (GIS) with QGIS, an Open Source software program that offers a free, but powerful, alternative to commercial GIS programs. Topics include symbology, raster and vector data models, and map composition. The course also provides background theory of GIS concepts such as projections and geocoding. This is a hands-on course, no programming required.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location

This course is not offered at this time. Please email rchow@langara.ca for details.

Explore fundamental concepts in cartography. Successful students will be able to employ design principles to create and edit effective visual representations of data in different formats. Specific topics include the ethical and appropriate application of map scale, map projections, generalization, and symbolization.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location

This course is not offered at this time. Please email rchow@langara.ca for details.

Explore the world of remote sensing. Topics include the physical principles on which remote sensing is based, history and future trends, sensors and their characteristics, image data sources, and image classification, interpretation, and analysis techniques.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location

This course is not offered at this time. Please email rchow@langara.ca for details.

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Programming is fun, incredibly useful, and it opens up a wide range of options for you. Essentially, it is organizing and arranging instructions in different "languages". Great programming skills aren't hard to achieve as long as you develop good habits and follow some simple principles. Learn how syntax, loops, statements, variables, strings applies to various languages.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
50635 6 eve Mo Jan 13, 2020 1830-2130 Nader Beyzaei $379 Main Campus (Map)

Python is a versatile all purpose language that can be used to build just about anything from web applications and desktop apps to productivity tools and games. Many developers have also used Python to help facilitate data analysis, and visualization. Learn how you can harness the power of this popular language.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
50636 6 eve Mo Mar 02, 2020 1830-2130 Nader Beyzaei $379 Main Campus (Map)

This advanced course picks up where Programming with Python left off and will cover everything from working with classes and objects to coding graphical interfaces for applications. By the end, you'll be comfortable with advanced functions, methods, properties, and much more.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
50648 6 eve Fr Mar 06, 2020 1830-2130 $379 Main Campus (Map)

ONLINE COURSE: Tell your story with a geographic component using the most popular API, GoogleMaps. We will also cover Leaflet, another API that is gaining in popularity. Harness the power to create informative, interactive, and functional web maps. Please note: Programming skills not required; participants will be given access to the online learning platform on the first day of class.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
50634 6 eve Mo Mar 02, 2020 1830-2130 Online James O'Leary $399 Online