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Spring 2015 Reading Assignments. See here for past reading assignments.

New for 2017

posted Jan 10, 2017, 8:31 AM by Joseph Wheaton

All reading assignments for 2017 are now posted on Canvas....

First Reading Assignment

posted Jan 8, 2015, 6:52 AM by Joseph Wheaton

Finish reading the following by Tuesday, January 13, 2015 :

First Week's Homework - Due Tuesday, January 13th

posted Jan 8, 2015, 6:45 AM by Joseph Wheaton   [ updated Jan 11, 2015, 10:33 AM ]

All of the following nine tasks are considered your homework and should be completed by Tuesday, January 13, 2015: 
  1. Browse & become familiar with organization of  Course Website 
  2. Confirm that you have Canvas access - You'll need this for submitting assignments 
  3. Register as a user for the Class Forum - You'll need this for posting and answering questions (NOTE: address is http NOT https)
  4. 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 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.
  5. Install ArcGIS on your own machine (if you have one)
  6. 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. 
  7. 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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