These are the three top results from google when I type in 'jedi academy mapping tutorials.'
jkhub.org is more active with modders. So go there. Foreword, the people there will answer specific questions, but if you say something like "I have a project how do I start?" you'll get the same type of answers as what I've given.
As far as animations go I'm the animator that made the sword and shield style as well as the two backhand fighting styles. I've also made movement, force, and gun animations. I'm trying to figure out a new program that will be easier for animations.