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Creating Story Maps with ArcGIS


If your map could tell a story, what would it say?

Thanks to their engaging user experience, story maps have achieved mass appeal as a vehicle to inform the public, engage stakeholders, and inspire an audience. This course – for anyone that wants to communicate with maps—teaches the concepts, best practices, and decisions that need to be made when creating and sharing a story map.


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1 Day
Who is this course for?
Choose an appropriate story map app for your purpose and the audience
Identify the content needed for a particular story map
Add text, images and other elements to create a story map
Apply best practice to share your story maps

Introduction to Story Maps
How can you use Story Maps? Compare classic Story Map apps, use a Story Map to crowd source data.

Story Map creation workflow

Identifying the purpose, audience, and content for your Story Map, getting to know the Story Map apps and builders, storytelling tips.

Sources of Story Map media
Multimedia sharing options, image storage options, web-referencing, using web maps in your stories.

Story Map best practices
Critiquing a Story Map, checking the story for issues, improving metadata.

Who will use your Story Map and how?

Accessibility for all, sharing privileges and promoting your Story Maps.

What additional skills would be helpful to create a Story Map?

Collaborate, create, collect and share data using Survey123 for ArcGIS.

Familiarity with ArcGIS Online will be helpful but is not required.