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This Q&A lists free as in $0 workshops in GIS and related fields that have their material available to view or download online. The list is not limited to FOSS GIS, as GISers usually use a combination of open and closed source tools to accomplish their tasks. Some of these tools are easier than others and some are better documented. This list will be a great benefit to the community especially for new comers to the field.

General GIS

Open-source GIS

ESRI Products

Transportation

These links include either theoretical or applied transportation knowledge in transportation planning

Disaster Management

Databases

Geo Statistics

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  • The bostongis website provides many tutorials and quick guides regarding PostGIS, SQL Server 2008 and spatial analyses, openlayers, OSM and openlayers and some more.
  • The faunitalia youtube channel gives video tutorial regarding Qgis and plugins
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Though there may also be other lecture series at different University websites, the UNBC site has some good content, particularly for beginning users:

http://www.gis.unbc.ca/courses/geog204/index.php

Other courses besides GEOG 204 are listed in the menu on the left-hand side.

Along the same lines as academic content (rather than workshops per se, but still useful), Google books has a number of free items related to GIS:

http://www.google.ca/search?tbm=bks&tbo=1&q=gis&btnG=

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There's a new Coursera MOOC (starting today, Feb 22nd, 2016) called Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialization and is offered by UC Davis.

It's geared towards beginners, and gives participants 1 year license to some ESRI product.

If you're reading this in the future, see if the specialization or any of its courses are given again.

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