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International Business TimesKhan Academy iPad App Launches With Free, Educational Videos On Apple TabletHuffington PostPopular video education hub Khan Academy launched an iPad application featuring more than 2700 free videos on March 11.
Last week I attended a session by my colleague, Ryan Kuhl on " Replacing your laptop with an iPad ", which is something I've been wanting to try for quite a while. He has a lot of great ideas and made it all look and sound so easy.
As I have come to expect, the students responded positively to the feedback but what was particularly interesting was what I noticed when I observed the students using the iPad:
Students could pick up their learning where they left it after discussing their work and they did not feel disadvantaged by spending a few minutes in the corridor discussing their work;The ability to ‘scrub’ through the clip and minimise the video within the ePub so they could see the questions allowed them to replay important points at their own speed and to reduce the friction between moving between the questions and the resource.
This Volume Purchase Program allows educational institutions to purchase multiple copies of the same app or book at once. Developers and publishers may also offer a discount for these multiple purchases. To use this program you must have a Program Facilitator account, which can be obtained by any Program Manager from your institution. To get started, sign in or redeem a Volume Voucher.
AcademicPub is flexible - your coursepacks and class syllabus can be delivered in a protected digital file, or as a perfect-bound, professionally printed book. Students are empowered to select their preferred format.
Your iPad doesn't charge during use? It doesn't seem to charge via some USB ports? Its battery charges more slowly than expected? We've updated our primer on iPad power with information about charging Apple's latest tablet.
This is a research briefing on 'Mobile and Ubiquitous Technology Enhanced Learning: an Ethical Perspective', led by Prof. Vic Lally (University of Glasgow) and Prof. Mike Sharple (Open University), as part of the UK's Technology-Enhanced Learning Research Programme (http://www.tel.ac.uk).
All About iPads is designed to be a repository of useful information about using iPads in the classroom. I don't want to reinvent what is already out there....but more, bring it into a single point of reference for teachers. I hope you find it useful. Why not register to become a member which will allow you to contribute your own ideas, resources and experiences.