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Making the iPad the Center of the Academic Experience -- Campus Technology

Making the iPad the Center of the Academic Experience -- Campus Technology | Curtin iPad User Group | Scoop.it
iPad programs are gathering steam in higher education, but there's a growing recognition that the key to success lies in building faculty support and adequate infrastructure first.
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Key to each of the rollouts is the recognition that there needs to be considerable training for staff and students

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Curtin Teaching and Learning - eLearning: eLearning advisors

Curtin Teaching and Learning - eLearning: eLearning advisors | Curtin iPad User Group | Scoop.it
The diverse team of eLearning advisors provide elearning workshops, send out periodic newsletter, provide customised consultation, support the eScholar program and more.

 

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Craig Patterson's comment, June 13, 2013 1:52 AM
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The website was redesigned and we disappeared ... This scoop is simply a flag about who's curating... We didn't expect anyone wold ever want to visit us.....
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24 Educational iPad Apps Ideal for High School Students

24 Educational iPad Apps Ideal for High School Students | Curtin iPad User Group | Scoop.it
Free resource of educational web tools, 21st century skills, tips and tutorials on how teachers and students integrate technology into education
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iPadpalooza Gold Coast | iPad Art Room

iPadpalooza Gold Coast | iPad Art Room | Curtin iPad User Group | Scoop.it
And that's a wrap.... iPadpaloozaGC has just finished up, and as I sit here, exhausted, it's time to reflect. This conference has been a year in the
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Apple wants to change the way doctors and patients talk to each other — by giving everyone an iPad

Apple wants to change the way doctors and patients talk to each other — by giving everyone an iPad | Curtin iPad User Group | Scoop.it
A pilot program in Los Angeles offers a glimpse of how Apple is trying to further tap into the $3 trillion health-care market.
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12 Good History Apps for High School Students

12 Good History Apps for High School Students | Curtin iPad User Group | Scoop.it
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10 Things Every Educator Should Know About... Their iPad - STAFFRM

10 Things Every Educator Should Know About... Their iPad - STAFFRM | Curtin iPad User Group | Scoop.it
“ As I said yesterday, I will be writing a post every day this week, each of which will focus on 10 things. Today it's iPads.”
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I learned three new things about my iPad from this post.  And I joined STAFFRM. Unexpected!

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Apple Swift Draws Support from Robotics, Drone Makers -- Campus Technology

Apple Swift Draws Support from Robotics, Drone Makers -- Campus Technology | Curtin iPad User Group | Scoop.it
Lego Education said it would be pairing Mindstorms Education EV3 with the Swift Playgrounds learning platform to allow students to program their Lego Mindstorms robots and other creations with motors and sensors.
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IPads 'help improve young pupils' skills' - BBC News

IPads 'help improve young pupils' skills' - BBC News | Curtin iPad User Group | Scoop.it

The study - Mobile Devices in Early Learning - was carried out over two years and involved about 650 pupils in five Belfast primary schools and five nursery schools. 


Schools which took part were in some of the most deprived areas of the city. 


They were each supplied with sets of iPads for nursery, primary one, primary two and primary three classes. 


Researchers from Stranmillis University College then assessed how pupils, parents, principals and teachers used them over the course of two years. 


Among their key findings were that:
- The introduction of digital technology has had a positive impact on the development of children's literacy and numeracy skills
- Contrary to initial expectations, principals and teachers report that the use of ipads in the classroom has enhanced children's communication skills
- Children view learning using handheld devices as play and are more highly motivated, enthused and engaged
- Boys appear to be more enthused when using digital technology, particularly when producing pieces of written work

IPads helped young children to be more motivated and engaged in class, said Dr Colette Gray from Stranmillis, who was one of the study's authors.

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Report: iPad, Mac Use Growing in Higher Ed -- Campus Technology

Report: iPad, Mac Use Growing in Higher Ed -- Campus Technology | Curtin iPad User Group | Scoop.it
Ninety-four percent of higher education institutions in a recent survey said they use Apple's iPad to enhance learning, while 80 percent use Mac devices.
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One Campus’s iPad Revolution Results in Education Evolution

One Campus’s iPad Revolution Results in Education Evolution | Curtin iPad User Group | Scoop.it
Mark Lombardi, president of Maryville University, in Missouri, describes some of the interesting changes it has recently made in the education it offers. Technology plays a key role.
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Why the iPad Won't Transform Education -- Yet

Why the iPad Won't Transform Education -- Yet | Curtin iPad User Group | Scoop.it
Apple's announcement on Thursday that it would be introducing a new iPad textbook experience and iBooks authoring tool presents huge opportunities for technology in classrooms.

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4 Interesting Educational iPad Apps Free Today

4 Interesting Educational iPad Apps Free Today | Curtin iPad User Group | Scoop.it
Free resource of educational web tools, 21st century skills, tips and tutorials on how teachers and students integrate technology into education

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News and Events - University of Hull

News and Events - University of Hull | Curtin iPad User Group | Scoop.it
The University of Hull has published its first ever iTunes U Course called: 'Researching and Evaluating iPad in Learning’, along with an accompanying interactive Multi-Touch book by the same title.

These were both commissioned by Apple UK and were written by Professor Kevin Burden and Dr Sarah-Louise Jones from the School of Education and Social Sciences (Faculty of Arts, Cultures and Education). 

iTunes U is a completely free set of courses available through the Apple iTunes application on an iPad that enables universities and colleges to offer courses to anyone who wants to study them. Currently over 900 universities and colleges from around the world provide courses and content on the iTunes U platform, including many of the world’s leading academics from universities such as Harvard, Princeton, MIT and Cambridge.  
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A Collection of Some Good iPad Apps for Learners with Special Needs

A Collection of Some Good iPad Apps for Learners with Special Needs | Curtin iPad User Group | Scoop.it
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Using Math Apps to Increase Understanding

Using Math Apps to Increase Understanding | Curtin iPad User Group | Scoop.it
These 10 free or low-cost apps turn learning math into a game.
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Using Your Phone (iPad) to Scan Pictures of Prints

Many sophisticated apps can capture images of photo prints and create good-quality digital versions that take up much less space in the closet.
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Technology Puts College Athletics on a Whole New Playing Field

Technology Puts College Athletics on a Whole New Playing Field | Curtin iPad User Group | Scoop.it
Teams deploy diverse solutions to train athletes and improve the fan experience.
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12 Excellent iPad Apps for 1:1 Classrooms

12 Excellent iPad Apps for 1:1 Classrooms | Curtin iPad User Group | Scoop.it
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70+ Educational iPad Apps for Middle School Students

70+ Educational iPad Apps for Middle School Students | Curtin iPad User Group | Scoop.it
Free resource of educational web tools, 21st century skills, tips and tutorials on how teachers and students integrate technology into education
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Apple’s App Development Curriculum for Community College, High School Students Now on iBooks -- Campus Technology

Apple’s App Development Curriculum for Community College, High School Students Now on iBooks -- Campus Technology | Curtin iPad User Group | Scoop.it
Apple has released its first full-year course to teach college students how to design mobile apps using the Swift programming language.
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Apple’s new Classroom app for iPad is now available on the App Store

Apple’s new Classroom app for iPad is now available on the App Store | Curtin iPad User Group | Scoop.it
Apple’s new Classroom app for iPad is now available in the App Store. The educational app enables shared iPad experiences, task/group assignment, and much more on iOS 9.3 and beyond. HereR…
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Apple’s Devices Lose Luster in American Classrooms

Apple’s Devices Lose Luster in American Classrooms | Curtin iPad User Group | Scoop.it
Over the last three years, iPads and Mac notebooks have steadily lost ground to Chromebooks, inexpensive laptops that run on Google’s Chrome operating system.
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A Collection of Some of The Best Educational Mac Apps to Use in Your Classroom

A Collection of Some of The Best Educational Mac Apps to Use in Your Classroom | Curtin iPad User Group | Scoop.it
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About $50,000 worth of school-issued iPads go missing

About $50,000 worth of school-issued iPads go missing | Curtin iPad User Group | Scoop.it
At least 100 iPads owned by Education Queensland are missing, but the department admits it has no idea how many iPads have been distributed through schools across the state.
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4 Excellent iPad Apps for Creating Educational Comic Strips

4 Excellent iPad Apps for Creating Educational Comic Strips | Curtin iPad User Group | Scoop.it
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Apple + Deloitte Alliance | EnterpriseNext

Apple + Deloitte Alliance | EnterpriseNext | Curtin iPad User Group | Scoop.it
Apple and Deloitte are joining forces to help employees work the way they live in a mobile world. Sharing information. Accelerating ideas. Connecting people, inventory, supply chains and customers, using the iOS devices they know and love. The leader in mobile experiences and the leader in enterprise digital transformation—coming together to reimagine the way we work.
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