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GPS Protocol Training Option missing from workshop options

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Marcy Seavey, modified 8 Years ago.

GPS Protocol Training Option missing from workshop options

Jedi Knight Posts: 69 Join Date: 3/30/12 Recent Posts
There is not an option to select that the GPS Protocol will be trained during a workshop.
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Jonathan Lang (inactive), modified 8 Years ago.

RE: GPS Protocol Training Option missing from workshop options

Jedi Knight Posts: 92 Join Date: 12/5/11 Recent Posts
Science and eduction will be placing access to the GPS procedures in each investigation area. This post will be updated as soon as that occurs.
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Marcy Seavey, modified 8 Years ago.

RE: GPS Protocol Training Option missing from workshop options

Jedi Knight Posts: 69 Join Date: 3/30/12 Recent Posts
I think that is a slightly different issue.

The GPS protocol needs to be added as a training option in the workshop creation pages in workshop administration. All of the other protocols can be selected, but GPS is missing.

The GPS protocol is an important one because you can not define a study site without it, so you can't report any data in any area of GLOBE without knowing and doing the GPS protocol.
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Jonathan Lang (inactive), modified 8 Years ago.

RE: GPS Protocol Training Option missing from workshop options

Jedi Knight Posts: 92 Join Date: 12/5/11 Recent Posts
Thanks for adding the additional information Marcy. We will check into that ASAP.
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Marcy Seavey, modified 8 Years ago.

RE: GPS Protocol NEW but RELATED

Jedi Knight Posts: 69 Join Date: 3/30/12 Recent Posts
This is a feature request, but related to the need for GPS to be integrated fully into each protocol area:


Today I was helping a teacher find the correct protocol pages, field guides and datasheets for her class in the new website. We were in the atmosphere section.

The GPS datasheet is not available as a stand alone download with the other datasheets in each protocol section. It is included as page 39 of 44 pages in the GPS pdf linked on the left side under all of the other protocols. But I would not expect a teacher to find it there, especially since the datasheets are not included in the protocol pdf's for the other protocols.

As the only datasheet required for every single GLOBE site, the GPS Protocol Datasheet should be available as a stand alone datasheet download in every protocol section.

Also the GPS field guide should be included as its own pdf in each of the field guide sections.

Another alternative would be to give GPS it's own protocol area?
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Gary Randolph, modified 8 Years ago.

RE: GPS Protocol NEW but RELATED

Youngling Posts: 8 Join Date: 12/3/11 Recent Posts
Hi Marcy,

Thank you for catching this. In all the shuffling of content from one website to another the GPS chapter was moved over but the individual data sheets and field guides were not. We are correcting this; I've added GPS and Offset GPS data sheets and field guides to the appropriate pages of the Atmosphere Investigation and will add them to the other investigations.

Best regards,
Gary
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Marcy Seavey, modified 8 Years ago.

RE: GPS Protocol NEW but RELATED

Jedi Knight Posts: 69 Join Date: 3/30/12 Recent Posts
welcome, I can't even imagine all of the work involved with moving this much information created over more than a decade and a half into a new format. Ok I *can* imaging it and it makes my head hurt! But we will get there! It helps to have teachers using the pages and reporting back their questions.
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Marcy Seavey, modified 7 Years ago.

RE: GPS Protocol NEW but RELATED

Jedi Knight Posts: 69 Join Date: 3/30/12 Recent Posts
Just to follow up, I hijacked my own thread with another topic.

it is still not possible to identify the GPS Protocol as something that will be trained in a workshop, and as such there is also no way to assign a trainer to that task.
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Marcy Seavey, modified 6 Years ago.

RE: GPS Protocol

Jedi Knight Posts: 69 Join Date: 3/30/12 Recent Posts
another follow up -






it is still not possible to identify GPS Protocol as a protocol trained during a workshop, given that no site can/should be defined without completion of the GPS protocol and no data can be entered on a site without the site having been defined, this is a problem. We need to be able to select GPS Protocol as a part of our workshop and assign a trainer to it.
Thanks.

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