Introduction to Python GIS for Data Science

Key Info
Description - a brief synopsis, abstract or summary of what the learning resource is about: 

Module on Python and GIS part-time data science course was offered by General Assembly during Summer 2015. The module provides a quick introduction to Python and how it relates to GIS.  

Authoring Person(s) Name: 
Pauline Chow
Authoring Organization(s) Name: 
General Assembly
License - link to legal statement specifying the copyright status of the learning resource: 
Standard YouTube License
Access Cost: 
No fee
Primary language(s) in which the learning resource was originally published or made available: 
More info about
Keywords - short phrases describing what the learning resource is about: 
Data analysis
Data visualization
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Subject Discipline - subject domain(s) toward which the learning resource is targeted: 
Physical Sciences and Mathematics: Computer Sciences
Physical Sciences and Mathematics: Earth Sciences
Physical Sciences and Mathematics: Environmental Sciences
Published / Broadcast: 
Monday, August 3, 2015
Publisher - organization credited with publishing or broadcasting the learning resource: 
General Assembly
Media Type - designation of the form in which the content of the learning resource is represented, e.g., moving image: 
Moving Image - explains a concept or tells a story by using sound plus a sequence of visual images that give the illusion of continuous movement, e.g., movie.
Contact Person(s): 
Pauline Chow
Educational Info
Purpose - primary educational reason for which the learning resource was created: 
Professional Development - increasing knowledge and capabilities related to managing the data produced, used or re-used, curated and/or archived.
Learning Resource Type - category of the learning resource from the point of view of a professional educator: 
Lesson - detailed description of an element of instruction in a course, [could be] contained in a unit of one or more lessons, and used by a teacher to guide class instruction. Example: presentation slides on a topic.
Target Audience - intended audience for which the learning resource was created: 
Research scientist
Mid-career research scientist
Early-career research scientist
Graduate student
Undergraduate student
Data manager
Citizen scientist
Intended time to complete - approximate amount of time the average student will take to complete the learning resource: 
More than 1 hour (but less than 1 day)