Courses

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Interested in learning more about the Geographic Information Systems?

Please join us for an Info Session. Meet the instructor, ask questions, and see if this program is for you.

Date: September 7, 2021
Time: 7:00 pm (PDT)
Place: Online

For Zoom meeting link, please register at: cstechnology@langara.ca

For more information, please visit: https://langara.ca/continuing-studies/programs-and-courses/programs/geographic-information-systems/information-sessions.html 

Courses

LIVE 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
70351 6 eve Mo Sep 13, 2021 1830-2130 Online James O'Leary $405 Online

LIVE 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
70352 6 eve Mo Nov 08, 2021 1830-2130 Online James O'Leary $405 Online

LIVE ONLINE COURSE: Become proficient at working with a variety of data formats in GIS. This course introduces the fundamental concepts of GIS data creation and discusses techniques for collection, classification, and management of spatial data. This is a hands-on course, no prior programming required. 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

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

LIVE ONLINE COURSE: 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.

LIVE ONLINE COURSE: 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. 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

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

Courses

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
70354 6 eve Th Sep 16, 2021 1830-2130 Nader Beyzaei $385 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
70355 6 eve Th Oct 28, 2021 1830-2130 Nader Beyzaei $385 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

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