On Wednesday, November 19th, the BSU GIS Knowledge Group, in collaboration with the University Libraries, will be hosting GIS Workshops in honor of National GIS Day.
All workshops will be held in BL224 (the GIS Research and Map Collection), and will be open to students, faculty and staff.
Reservations aren’t required, but appreciated. Please contact Angie Gibson at email@example.com if you would like to register in advance.
11:00-11:45 ArcGIS Online Instructor: Angie Gibson, Ball State University Libraries
This presentation will outline ArcGIS Online features are available to faculty, staff and students, and how to access them. During this session attendees will learn how to:
- Obtain access to the BSU ArcGIS Online account and set up class groups
- How to add and search for content.
- How to use analysis tools within ArcGIS Online
- What apps are available within ArcGIS Online (Business Analyst Online, ArcGIS Collector, Community Analyst, ArcGIS Pro)
1:00 – 2:00 ArcPad Basics Instructor: Joel Bump, State of Indiana
A high level demonstration of how to use ArcPad for field inventory. The demo will involve:
- Defining an item that a user would wish to go in the field and inventory
- Setup a data file (shapefile) and related form
- Setup a basic map for ArcPad
- Collect data points
- Finally bring the data back to ArcMap.
2:00 – 3:00 Advanced ArcPad Instructor: Joel Bump, State of Indiana
This is a discussion on the more advance topics of ArcPad which will be more interactive with the audience to answer their questions. Topics may include (depending on the audience questions):
- Custom Form/Code development
- Alternative data sources (ArcSDE, ArcServer, ArcGIS Online)
- Integration of photos and related tables
- Integration of various hardware options (GPS pucks, range finders, data collectors)
- Real time or post processing GPS corrections