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Using The iPad As A Digital Whiteboard (Plus 4 Cool Free Apps To Try It Out) | Emerging Education Technology

Using The iPad As A Digital Whiteboard (Plus 4 Cool Free Apps To Try It Out) | Emerging Education Technology | Curtin iPad User Group | Scoop.it
There are some nice free Digital Whiteboards apps available for the iPad. Free rocks.
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How Technology is Changing Students Study Habits

How Technology is Changing Students Study Habits | Curtin iPad User Group | Scoop.it

Nice infographic on technology and our current students.

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Edudemic Magazine for iPad on the iTunes App Store

You just found the first-ever monthly iPad magazine dedicated to education and technology! From the editors at Edudemic.com, the Edudemic Magazine features a monthly look at what's happening in the edtech world. The magazine features interviews, case studies, guides, and news for everyone from kindergarten to medical school.
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WikiView - Wikipedia Reader for iPad on the iTunes App Store

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WikiView is a beautiful Wikipedia reader designed specifically for the iPad. The interface makes navigating articles a joy by placing all the commonly used features a tap a way.
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12 Keys to Finding Quality Education Apps

12 Keys to Finding Quality Education Apps | Curtin iPad User Group | Scoop.it
Educators share their secrets to choosing apps that are both fun and informative.

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16 Incredible iPad Apps for ESL Learners - Best Colleges Online

16 Incredible iPad Apps for ESL Learners - Best Colleges Online | Curtin iPad User Group | Scoop.it
Download these iPad apps to receive a relatively comprehensive look at one of the world’s most widely-spoken tongues.

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SocialFish | Why Communities of Practice are the Key to the Future

SocialFish | Why Communities of Practice are the Key to the Future | Curtin iPad User Group | Scoop.it
One of my favorite sources of inspiration, Harold Jarche, has a really interesting post I wanted to point you to about how to organize for diversity and complexity, one of the themes we explore in great detail in Humanize.

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CDW Survey: More Proof of iPad’s Enterprise Momentum — iPad Insight

CDW Survey: More Proof of iPad’s Enterprise Momentum — iPad Insight | Curtin iPad User Group | Scoop.it

"CDW are one of the US’ leading providers of technology and infrastructure to businesses of all sizes. So when they share their latest survey data on tablets – and iPad – adoption in the enterprise with me, I’m interested right away."


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Inkling to sell iPad textbooks in over 900 college bookstores

Inkling to sell iPad textbooks in over 900 college bookstores | Curtin iPad User Group | Scoop.it

Inkling is an e-book publishing platform that's currently running an app on the App Store, and while Apple has been making an official push for more textbooks in iBooks, Inkling is strengthening its own holdings. The company has made a deal with Follett to bring hundreds of Inkling titles into college bookstores, where students can buy the ebook content right there in person

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Kolbe Catholic College | 1:1 iPad Program

Kolbe Catholic College | 1:1 iPad Program | Curtin iPad User Group | Scoop.it

Kolbe Catholic College has undergone exceptional change in the area of Information Communication Technology over the last few years.

 

Down the bottom of this page is a link to the 236 pages of resources including surveys, how-to-guides, technical papers and more. An EXCELLENT resource for rolling out iPads at your institution!

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TOBY Playpad - Therapy Outcomes By You

TOBY Playpad - Therapy Outcomes By You | Curtin iPad User Group | Scoop.it

Early Intervention in Autism - 3 Reasons to make TOBY your Partner TOBY empowers parents to deliver therapy TOBY takes learning from the iPad out into a child’s daily life And TOBY adapts to each and every child, adjusting lessons, and customizing learning to the child’s preferences _______________

Developed at Curtin University in partnership with Deakin

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10 Revolutionary iPad Apps to Help Autistic Children | Gadgets DNA

10 Revolutionary iPad Apps to Help Autistic Children | Gadgets DNA | Curtin iPad User Group | Scoop.it

Autistic children are showing tremendous improvement after playing fun-filled exercises on iPad which is less stressful and more fun for both the teachers and the students. Below is the list of 10 best iPad applications to give Autism a voice.

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iPad Education Games | Teach.com

iPad Education Games | Teach.com | Curtin iPad User Group | Scoop.it
ipad education As we continue to incorporate the latest technological advances into every aspect of our daily lives, educators are looking to see how technology can be integrated into the classroom to enhance and expand ...
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Can Apps Be Educational For Preschoolers? | Spotlight on Digital Media and Learning

Can Apps Be Educational For Preschoolers? | Spotlight on Digital Media and Learning | Curtin iPad User Group | Scoop.it
Spotlight covers the intersections of technology and education, going behind the research to show how digital media is used in and out of classrooms to expand learning. (Can Apps Be Educational For Preschoolers?
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A Quick Guide To Managing A Classroom Full Of iPads | Education Technology, Apps, Product Reviews, and Social Media – Edudemic

A Quick Guide To Managing A Classroom Full Of iPads | Education Technology, Apps, Product Reviews, and Social Media – Edudemic | Curtin iPad User Group | Scoop.it

While the iPad’s potential in formal learning environments is clear, there is a practical side to its implementation that is not often recognized until after they’re purchased.

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CIO-Asia - 7 tips for establishing a successful BYOD policy

CIO-Asia - 7 tips for establishing a successful BYOD policy | Curtin iPad User Group | Scoop.it
CIO Asia offers Information Technology strategy insight for senior IT management - resources to understand and leverage information technology from a business leadership perspective...
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The iPad and Pedagogy

The iPad and Pedagogy | Curtin iPad User Group | Scoop.it

"There is a running theme on this blog – ‘it’s not about the device’. I expected this view to be challenged by a visit to Essa Academy in Bolton where they refer to an ‘ecosystem’ using Apple technology. I was prepared for technological practice that would be difficult to comprehend and a new building with an infrastructure we couldn’t hope to replicate. I couldn’t have been more wrong."


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Getting Ready for iPad Deployment: 10 Things I’d Wish I’d Known About Last Year

Getting Ready for iPad Deployment: 10 Things I’d Wish I’d Known About Last Year | Curtin iPad User Group | Scoop.it

From Darren Cox's blog:

When making the move towards using mobile devices in the classroom, there are a number of practical considerations to bear in mind. This article will draw on the experience Darren had this year, in implementing an iPad 1 to 1 scheme.


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iBook Lessons: Using Book Proofer to preview EPUB files

iBook Lessons: Using Book Proofer to preview EPUB files | Curtin iPad User Group | Scoop.it
iBooks Author is an amazing tool for laying out and publishing ebooks to iTunes.

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How to Save iPhone & iPad Apps & Downgrade an App to a Previous Version

How to Save iPhone & iPad Apps & Downgrade an App to a Previous Version | Curtin iPad User Group | Scoop.it

"We’ve all had the experience of one of our favorite app getting updated and the new version being worse than the previous version ..."


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Tablet computer piloting in schools

Tablet computer piloting in schools | Curtin iPad User Group | Scoop.it
Education Scotland to look at expanded use of mobile devices for learning.
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WA Higher Ed iPad Users | Facebook

WA Higher Ed iPad Users | Facebook | Curtin iPad User Group | Scoop.it

iPad users working in Western Australian universities - sharing insights and ideas.

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iPads @ SHPS

iPads @ SHPS | Curtin iPad User Group | Scoop.it
SHPS staff resource for integrating iPads in the classrom...

 

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10 Useful iPad Apps For Future Scientists and Nurses | Edudemic

10 Useful iPad Apps For Future Scientists and Nurses | Edudemic | Curtin iPad User Group | Scoop.it

You know how useful it is in the classroom. You know how fun it can be at home. But what about in a life and death situation? The iPad shines even there, thanks to some fabulous apps that current and future nurses as well as doctors can start using now.

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