• Internet Mapping COMP 9540

    Online OntarioLearn

    OntarioLearn description: In this course students will explore internet mapping foundations, principles, and design. Students will integrate data into consumable web maps that empower end users to make better decisions and manipulate code to benefit their internet map product. We will explore implementation of systems from developing web services, handling data, and producing visually interesting map products. The topics we will study are Web Servers, Web Map Services, Hosting Data, Processing Data, web programming languages, conveying a story with an internet map, and empowering end users with analysis tools.


    Course Delivery Method:

    This is an online course delivered via OntarioLearn. Make sure you are familiar with the basic technology requirements for OntarioLearn online courses. Teacher support (via email) and technical support (via phone) will be available for this course.

    Course Essentials:

    You are not required to buy any software. However, this course uses ArcGIS Online and Mapbox GL JS, and that software will run in Windows and Linux operating systems, but all instructions and tutorials are for the Windows environment.


    You must have completed COMP 9518 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems. (An approved equivalent is also acceptable.)

    Contact Information

    Some courses require you to purchase a textbook. The cost of the textbook is not included in the course fee unless otherwise indicated. If there is a textbook assigned for this course, it will be listed on the bookstore website.