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Past Reading Assignments (2011 - 2014)


Reading from 1/14 Lecture on Data Types

posted Jan 14, 2014, 7:44 AM by Joe Wheaton   [ updated Jan 11, 2015, 10:28 AM ]

Follow up reading to the lecture on data types:

Reading from Thursday, January 9th

posted Jan 9, 2014, 9:15 AM by Joe Wheaton   [ updated Jan 11, 2015, 10:28 AM ]

Finish reading the following by Tuesdsay, January 14, 2013 :

First Week's Homework - Due Thursday, January 9th

posted Jan 5, 2014, 7:37 PM by Joe Wheaton   [ updated Jan 11, 2015, 10:29 AM ]

All of the following nine tasks are considered your homework and should be completed by Thursday, January 9, 2014: 
  1. Skim Chapter One of Bolstad (2005) textbook
  2. Browse & become familiar with organization of  Course Website 
  3. Confirm that you have Canvas access - You'll need this for submitting assignments 
  4. Register as a user for the Class Forum - You'll need this for posting and answering questions
  5. If you do not already have an ESRI Global Account, go to ESRI Support and follow the Create New ESRI Account link. ALSO, log into ArcGIS.com and register your global ESRI account for access to ArcGIS Online (see here if confused) - You'll need this for posting to ESRI's discussion forums, subscribing to alerts, and making online maps with ArcGIS Online.
  6. Install ArcGIS on your own machine (if you have one)
  7. If you do not already have a Google Gmail account (not your Aggiemail account), create one. - You'll need this for creating your Google Sites website and making Google Maps. 
  8. Make sure you have a secure means of remembering all these different usernames and passwords (e.g. LastPass). For this class alone, you will have need to regularly use the following credentials:
Sorry for the long list of instructions.... But you better get used to it!

Spring 2014 Registration Open

posted Nov 1, 2013, 1:42 PM by Joe Wheaton   [ updated Jan 11, 2015, 10:29 AM ]

Spring 2014 GIS Courses from gis.joewheaton.org @ USU

See here for how to register.

Reading for Thursday, March 21st

posted Feb 14, 2013, 8:39 AM by Joe Wheaton   [ updated Jan 11, 2015, 10:29 AM ]

Read Chapter 11 on Terrain Analysis from Bolstad (2008).

Reading for Thursday February 7th, 2013

posted Jan 31, 2013, 9:14 AM by Joe Wheaton   [ updated Jan 11, 2015, 10:29 AM ]

Finish reading the following by Thursday, February 7th, 2013 (before lecture):
  • Read Chapter 9 of Bolstad (2008) on 'Basic Spatial Analysis'
    • Read the whole thing.... pp 321-378.

Reading for Thursday, January 23rd

posted Jan 21, 2013, 6:56 PM by Joe Wheaton   [ updated Jan 11, 2015, 10:30 AM ]

On Thursday we'll start talking about Geoprocessing. Please read the following ESRI help topics:


Reading for Thursday, January 17th, 2013

posted Jan 14, 2013, 11:41 AM by Joe Wheaton   [ updated Jan 11, 2015, 10:30 AM ]

Finish reading the following by Thursday, January 17, 2012 (before lecture):

Reading for Tuesday, January 15th

posted Jan 7, 2013, 2:16 PM by Joe Wheaton   [ updated Jan 11, 2015, 10:31 AM ]

Finish reading the following by Tuesdsay, January 15, 2013 (before lecture):

First Week Tasks & Reading

posted Jan 6, 2013, 7:29 PM by Joe Wheaton   [ updated Jan 11, 2015, 10:31 AM ]

All of the following nine tasks are considered your homework and should be completed by Thursday, January 10, 2013 (no lecture on Thursday):
  1. Skim Chapter One of Bolstad (2005) 
  2. Browse & become familiar with organization of  Course Website 
  3. Confirm that you have Canvas access - You'll need this for submitting assignments 
  4. Register as a user for the Class Forum - You'll need this for posting and answering questions
  5. If you do not already have an ESRI Global Account, go to ESRI Support and follow the Create New ESRI Account link. ALSO, log into ArcGIS.com and register your global ESRI account for access to ArcGIS Online (see here if confused) - You'll need this for posting to ESRI's discussion forums, subscribing to alerts, and making online maps with ArcGIS Online.
  6. Install ArcGIS on your own machine (if you have one)
  7. If you do not already have a Google Gmail account (not your Aggiemail account), create one. - You'll need this for creating your Google Sites website and making Google Maps. 
  8. Make sure you have a secure means of remembering all these different usernames and passwords (e.g. LastPass). For this class alone, you will have need to regularly use the following credentials:
Sorry for the long list of instructions.... But you better get used to it!

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