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Instructor Preparation

The introduction of GeoPad technology into field courses will require a significant commitment of the instructors involved. Instructors must have or must acquire the expertise both to design the projects and to implement them in the field. In some cases, design and implementation (or portions of these tasks) may be accomplished by different instructors. For example, instructor X (GIS proficient) designs the projects and instructor Y (less proficient) implements them in the field. Ideally, at least one instructor implementing the technology must have sufficient training to troubleshoot a variety of software and hardware glitches that inevitably occur.

Instructor preparation should involve the following:

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