Google Earth Basic Skills
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Google Earth Basic Skills

An introduction to Goggle Earth's basic features
4.2 (3 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
411 students enrolled
Created by Mr. Cedric Ebiner
Last updated 3/2016
English
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Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Navigate on Google Earth
  • Perform various types of searches on Google Earth
  • Find basic data available on Google Earth
  • Enhance their experience by adding different layers
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Requirements
  • How to turn their computer on and off
  • Basic mouse and keyboard skills
  • Having been able to download and install Google Earth
Description

This course is covering basic skills using Google Earth. Students will learn how to navigate, turn, zoom, pan and swivel around the globe. The course also highlights where a student can find basic data about elevation, depth, coordinates, etc. A quick exploration of different layers available to Google Earth users will also give them a taste of the capacities of the program.

This is a basic course, so very basic knowledge of geography, software and hardware technology is necessary.

The only thing that students need to complete the course is the Google Earth program downloaded and installed. No textbook, no external links, etc.

The course should take 2 to 4 weeks to complete at a leisurely pace. However serious students could tackle it and digest it in a couple of days.

This course is ideal for students who have just discovered Google Earth or those who have known about it but never dared to explore it. This is a simple and gentle guided tour of the Earth.


Who is the target audience?
  • Students in geography, history and various social siences
  • Teachers and other professionals eager to spice up their presentations
  • Travelers intent on getting a vivid preview of their trips
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Curriculum For This Course
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Introductions
1 Lecture 01:31
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Data
4 Lectures 09:10
Intro Data
00:44

Elevation
02:40

Eye Elevation
01:48

Coordinates
03:58
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Search
5 Lectures 10:56
Intro Search
00:39

Place Name
01:49

Address
02:24

Business
01:52

Coordinates
04:12
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Layers
5 Lectures 17:00
Intro Layers
00:44

3D Buildings
03:24

Borders and Place Names
04:06

Terrain
03:26

Pictures, Panoramas, Webcams
05:20
About the Instructor
Mr. Cedric Ebiner
4.7 Average rating
27 Reviews
586 Students
8 Courses
Language Instructor

I am a French-speaking Swiss native born in Lausanne. After completing my primary and secondary education in the homeland, I moved to Southern California for college. I attended Cal Poly Pomona and got hired at Loyola High School after graduation. I have been working at this college prep school since 1998 as a French and Latin instructor.

A little bit over ten years ago, we started homeschooling our children and I quickly became aware of the need for Latin instructors in this field. I began teaching children who are homeschooled and had a great time doing this in person. Due to professional schedule changes I have had to consider new avenue to teach my homeschoolers. That is why I am now on Udemy.

Learning a language not only open possibilities to engage with people from different parts of the world but it also open one's mind like not many other experiences.

I hope you enjoy my classes.