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Online Training Teaches Map Making

FEBRUARY 3, 2012 - 8:00 AM ET


This online introductory training course will help any user learn how to create an online map using Google Maps. The instructor, Christian Peralta, is contributing editor for Planetizen and is the Web and New Media Manager for the National Capital Planning Commission in Washington, DC. The course includes six chapters:

  • An introduction to Google Maps for planners
  • Getting Started with Google Maps
  • Adding assets like pins and routes to a map
  • Adding visual information such as custom icons, shading lines and shapes
  • How to collaborate online and work with others to add geodata on a map
  • How to publish and distribute the map
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