How to Use GeoPads

The following topics are essential considerations for teaching with GeoPads. This page can be used as a guide to designing and developing GeoPad-enabled activities and for preparing students and GeoPads for those activities, including information on what students should know and be able to do with a GeoPad based on an activity's desired learning goals and outcomes.
Students work with GeoPads at Bowling Green State University Geology Field Camp. Details

Journal Articles on Using Field-Based Digital Information Systems

  • Digital Geological Mapping with Tablet PC and PDA: A Comparison. Clegg, P., Bruciatelli, L., Domingos, F., Jones, R.R., De Donatis, M. Computers & Geosciences. [December 2006], 32 (10), 1682-1698.
  • Map It: The GIS Software for Field Mapping with Tablet PC. De Donatis, M., Bruciatelli, L. Computers & Geosciences [June 2006], 32 (5), 673-680.
  • Mapping the Outcrop, Walker, J. Douglas and Black, Ross A., Geotimes, November 2000