Course Name

GIS Introduction For Educators (Online)

Course Fee


Course Starts

July 08, 2022

Who should take this course?

This is a basic GIS course for:

  1. Educators / Academia / Professors 
  2. Online Teachers / Tutors
  3. Students
  4. Researchers in the field of EdTech/Learning Technologies

What you will learn?

In this course, you will learn:

  1. What is GIS
  2. Data Types in GIS
  3. Different Maps and Interpretation
  4. GIS application in Education / Distance Education
  5. Map Stories / Map-based learning content

What are job opportunities and business potential in this field?

Geographic Information System (GIS) / Geospatial technologies are one of the emerging fields which are rapidly increasing. It is a multi-disciplinary field and basic understanding can be applied in business, agriculture, education, defense, environment, etc. This course will help teachers to improve their online pedagogical skills and make their learning content more interactive and interesting for students.

Requirements for this course

Prerequisites of this course are:

  1. Basic know-how of Internet and Computers
  2. Basic know-how of online teaching
  3. Interest in using emerging technologies for Education


1 Week

Total Hours

3 Hours

Time Slot

05:00 PM - 08:00 PM






Assistant Director IT at Allama Iqbal Open University : Kamran Mir
Post Graduate : MS(CS)/MS(RS&GIS)/PhD Scholar
I’m an energetic young research scholar and a passionate computer programmer by profession. I’m currently working as an Assistant Director IT at AIOU, Islamabad, Pakistan since May 2013. I started my professional career in December 2003 along with full-time studies. I’m a very dynamic and multi-disciplinary personality and managed to advance in studies, research and career simultaneously. I did two Master degrees; one in Computer Science from Allama Iqbal Open University and the second one in the field of Remote Sensing and GIS from National University of Science and Technology (NUST), Islamabad. My overall research area is the mixture of my professional job and studies i.e. Technology in Education. Specifically, my research and professional work revolve around online student support systems, online journal management, mobile assessment, GIS in Education and learning analytics. I believe in the Islamic philosophy of imparting education for the sake of education or education for the overall betterment, socio-economic and moral development of whole humanity.

Virtual Classroom

No class has been created for this course.


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