Don Boyes

Don has been learning about, and using, GIS for over 30 years. He has been teaching several GIS courses at the undergraduate and graduate level at the University of Toronto since 2001. Before that, he worked as a freelance GIS consultant, with clients in Canada's Northwest Territories, Yukon, Nunavut, and Ontario. Don is passionate about finding meaningful ways to help students learn more effectively using education technology.

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GIS Data Acquisition and Map Design (Coursera)

In this course, you will learn how to find GIS data for your own projects, and how to create a well-designed map that effectively communicates your message. The first section focuses on the basic building blocks of GIS data, so that you know what types of GIS files exist, [...]

Introduction to GIS Mapping (Coursera)

Get started learning about the fascinating and useful world of geographic information systems (GIS)! In this first course of the specialization GIS, Mapping, and Spatial Analysis, you'll learn about what a GIS is, how to get started with the software yourself, how things we find in the real world [...]

Spatial Analysis and Satellite Imagery in a GIS (Coursera)

In this course, you will learn how to analyze map data using different data types and methods to answer geographic questions. First, you will learn how to filter a data set using different types of queries to find just the data you need to answer a particular question. Then, [...]