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Expanding the use of FOSS4G Through QGIS Workshops

MIERUNE
December 07, 2023
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Expanding the use of FOSS4G Through QGIS Workshops

MIERUNE

December 07, 2023
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  1. ©Project PLATEAU / MLIT Japan List of Services MapTiler MIERUNE

    BASE WebGIS QGIS ©MapTiler ©OpenStreetMap contributors
  2. ©Project PLATEAU / MLIT Japan QGIS and MIERUNE QGIS and

    MIERUNE MIERUNE provides consulting services on QGIS through its expertise in using the software https://www.mierune.co.jp/qgis QGIS Customization Seminars Technical support
  3. ©Project PLATEAU / MLIT Japan Introduction to QGIS Services Seminars

    on QGIS Seminars for systematic learning of knowledge and skills on using QGIS https://www.mierune.co.jp/training
  4. ©Project PLATEAU / MLIT Japan MIERUNE QGIS Training Camps MIERUNE

    QGIS Training Camps l MIERUNE provides systematic training courses for introducing different functionalities of QGIS l Multiple courses are provided for people with different levels of familiarity to GIS https://www.mierune.co.jp/qgis
  5. ©Project PLATEAU / MLIT Japan MIERUNE QGIS Training Camps MIERUNE

    QGIS Training Camps l Certificates are issued for participants of the QGIS training courses
  6. ©Project PLATEAU / MLIT Japan MIERUNE QGIS Training Camps MIERUNE

    QGIS Training Camps l Up until November 2023, more than 170 attendees have attended QGIS Training courses held by MIERUNE
  7. ©Project PLATEAU / MLIT Japan How to Teach QGIS How

    to Teach QGIS l A lot of people should have had trouble teaching beginners how to use QGIS to analyze GIS data l It is even harder to teach new entrants or colleagues how to use QGIS for work
  8. ©Project PLATEAU / MLIT Japan How to Teach QGIS How

    to Teach QGIS l There are multiple hurdles to expanding the use of QGIS l Information on introduction to GIS are not organized l Beginners hesitate to ask and raise issues in community forums l Difficulty to find open data for practicing purposes
  9. ©Project PLATEAU / MLIT Japan How to Teach QGIS Information

    on QGIS l In languages such as Japanese, there are few organized guides that introduce QGIS to complete beginners of GIS l Even when there are guides, they often assume that readers have basic knowledge of GIS
  10. ©Project PLATEAU / MLIT Japan How to Teach QGIS Information

    on QGIS l Beginners often do not know how to start learning GIS Introduction to GIS Introduction to CRS GIS with Python
  11. ©Project PLATEAU / MLIT Japan How to Teach QGIS Information

    on QGIS l Moreover, it is often difficult to know which functionalities of QGIS to start with Buffer Attribute table Reading CSV
  12. ©Project PLATEAU / MLIT Japan How to Teach QGIS Information

    on QGIS l Through experience and interaction with attendees, we have developed courses for people with different levels of knowledge on GIS
  13. ©Project PLATEAU / MLIT Japan How to Teach QGIS Information

    on QGIS Introduction to GIS Vector and Raster data Loading data into QGIS Styling data with QGIS GIS Data analysis
  14. ©Project PLATEAU / MLIT Japan How to Teach QGIS Hesitation

    on Raising Issues l Beginners often hesitate to raise questions even when they encounter problems with using open- source software l There is also no official support hotline for software such as QGIS
  15. ©Project PLATEAU / MLIT Japan How to Teach QGIS Hesitation

    on Raising Issues l To reduce beginners’ hesitation to raise issues, we periodically hold in-person seminars on QGIS l We believe that communication between beginners and novices are important
  16. ©Project PLATEAU / MLIT Japan How to Teach QGIS Hesitation

    on Raising Issues l In online seminars and sections, we encourage questions l By providing seminars to participants with similar backgrounds, we make raising questions and answers easier
  17. ©Project PLATEAU / MLIT Japan How to Teach QGIS Difficulty

    on Finding Open Data l Even when someone would like to learn about using QGIS, it is often difficult to find appropriate open data l When data is found, there often issues that prevent beginners from using such data
  18. ©Project PLATEAU / MLIT Japan How to Teach QGIS Difficulty

    on Finding Open Data l To allow participants to fully utilize QGIS after attending the seminars, we provide participants with a list of open data providers l We also practically demonstrate how to download and use open data with QGIS
  19. ©Project PLATEAU / MLIT Japan How to Teach QGIS How

    to Teach QGIS l Let’s raise the next generation of GIS technicians through l Systematic tutorials for people with different levels of understanding l Friendly and knowledgeable source for inquiries l Tutorials using practical data