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GIST 0001 - Introduction to GIS Online courses

Geographic Information Systems Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

Course Details

Introduces GIS online students to the BCIT GIS online learning environment with Desire2Learn and Appsanywhere.





Winter 2019

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2019 term.

CRN 80314

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This is an online learning course. Start any time. You have 52 weeks from the date you register to complete this course.


Carmen Heaver

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim




  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. This course is available to GIS instructors only.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Connect with online courses within Desire2Learn.
  • Resolve connection and technical issues.
  • Take self-test and quizzes.
  • Upload assignments.
  • Post and read messages in discussions.
  • Connect to Appswhere and use GIS software.

Effective as of Fall 2012


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