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Challenging Circumstances in University Education

At the Redlands Forum on April 29, 2024, Dr. Soraya M. Coley, President of California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, led an engaging Lightning Talk and panel discussion. The event explored…

From  Redlands Forum 2 plays

Choose different colors to map different things

When designing maps, choose similar colors to represent similar things, and different colors to represent different things. This video shows an example of employing this technique in ArcGIS Online.…

From  Heather Smith 17 plays

Stay Up-to-Date with the Latest Enhancements in ArcGIS StoryMaps: May 2024

The ArcGIS StoryMaps continues evolving. The recent updates bring several exciting new features, especially for StoryMaps Briefings and Templates. Join this education chat to learn directly from…

From  Rosemary Boone 26 plays

Color associations for maps

If there’s a color that’s normally associated with your subject, you should probably use it in your map. This video shares some examples of color choices in maps using ArcGIS Pro.Follow…

From  Heather Smith 114 plays

Choose similar colors to map similar things

When designing maps, choose similar colors to represent similar things, and different colors to represent different things. This video shows an example of employing this technique in ArcGIS Pro.…

From  Heather Smith 26 plays

Color connotations for maps

Colors affect how people think and feel about your map. This video shares examples of color choices in ArcGIS Pro. The data shown in this map is from U.S. Heart Disease Mortality Rates, 2014-2016,…

From  Heather Smith 122 plays

Exploring the Form and Function of Endpapers in Picture Books

At the Redlands Forum on February 28, Dr. Jonda C. McNair discussed the significance of endpapers and shares examples from award-winning picture books. Don't miss this engaging discussion,…

From  Redlands Forum 21 plays

Learn How to Use Your Own Symbols in Map Viewer: April 2024

Learn the different ways you can use your own symbols in Map Viewer from uploading your own symbols to using web styles to build a symbol gallery. Link to resource

From  Rosemary Boone 42 plays

Teaching and learning with ArcGIS Living Atlas of the World Apps: March 2024

ArcGIS Living Atlas of the World offers a large collection of curated content from authoritative sources from around the world. Living Atlas apps bring that content together in expressive ways,…

From  Rosemary Boone 38 plays

Configure a choropleth map

This video shares 5 examples of different choropleth maps made with the same dataset, but different goals. It teaches tips and techniques for designing maps with the Counts and Amounts (color)…

From  Heather Smith 214 plays

Getting to Know ArcGIS Pro 3.2 | Official Esri Press Trailer

Getting to Know ArcGIS Pro 3.2 walks readers through exploring ArcGIS Online, using 3D GIS, building a geodatabase, creating maps for web and physical presentations, and more. With more than 300…

From  Sasha Gallardo 154 plays

Why and How to Incorporate ArcGIS Notebooks in Your Instruction: February 2024

Many educators are interested in developing a new Python programming course or incorporating Python scripting into their GIS courses. ArcGIS Notebooks provide an easy-to-use tool for that purpose and…

From  Rosemary Boone 100 plays

Remove layers from a legend

Not every layer on your map needs to be featured in the legend. This video shares examples in ArcGIS Map Viewer and ArcGIS Pro. It demonstrates four times when a layer can be removed from a legend.…

From  Heather Smith 390 plays

Improve a map legend

One of the easiest ways to improve a map is to improve its legend. This video shares an example of creating a clear legend in ArcGIS Online. Follow along with the map: Improve a map…

From  Heather Smith 407 plays

Improve layer names in a map

Good cartography is not just about colors and symbols, it’s also about the words on your map. The symbols on your map may be excellent, but if the layer names describing them aren’t…

From  Heather Smith 597 plays

Improve visual hierarchy with detail

When people look at your map, what do you want them to notice first? Visual hierarchy is an essential design technique for cartography. It lets people know which information on a map is the most…

From  Heather Smith 459 plays