GEOG 485:
GIS Programming and Software Development



Each lesson in the course has a list of  "Steps to Complete." This checklist always appears on the second page of each lesson.

To get started with the course, please follow the required steps below. the Course Orientation is one week in length. (See the Calendar in Canvas for specific due dates.) You may find it useful to print this page so that you can follow along with the directions.

Course Orientation Checklist
Step Activity Access/Directions
1 Read through the Course Orientation. You are in the Course Orientation online content now. Click on the "Next Page" link to continue reading.
2 Be sure your Canvas account is configured the way you want it. See the Course Management System section of the Orientation.
3 Read the Instructor Information, then introduce yourself to me and to your classmates using "The Lounge" discussion forum. The Instructor Information is located in the Resource menu. "The Lounge" is a discussion forum in Canvas.
4 If you haven't already done so, carefully review the course syllabus to learn about the course and its requirements. The Syllabus is located under the link in the main menu.
5 When you are finished with the orientation, you can Begin the first Lesson! Click on the Lesson 1 link to begin the course.