On Wednesday, November 19th, the Ball State GIS Knowledge Group will be hosting a series of training sessions focused on ArcGIS Online and mobile mapping (primarily using ArcPad).
All workshops will be held in BL224 (the GIS Research and Map Collection), and will be open to students, faculty and staff. Reservations are not required, but appreciated, and can be sent to email@example.com.
11:00-11:45 ArcGIS Online Instructor: Angie Gibson
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)
11:45 – 1:00 Lunch with our visiting ArcPad expert, Joel Bump (location to be announced closer to the date)
Joel Bump is a Ball State University graduate (BLA in Landscape Architecture ’92) and current State of Indiana employee, who oversees the management of the Enterprise Data Team who develops and supports INDOT’s enterprise database, data warehouse and geospatial technologies. He’s had extensive experience with ArcPad and other mobile mapping applications.
1:00 – 2:00 ArcPad Basics Instructor: Joel Bump
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
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)