"No doubt, iPads have been changing many classrooms the ways of teaching and learning. Do you like to learn some real stories of using iPads in education? Check out this post composed by www.onlineuniversities.com with 18 stories!"
Turn your new tablet into a handy extra screen. Now more than ever—in an era where a 60 open-tabbed window is nothing to write home about— desktop retail is a valuable commodity.
The benefits of having an extra monitor almost go without saying: Maybe you need to camp an extra window for reference, or maybe you like having your email client open for easy access—the possibilities are all there!
Here are two options, one for Mac users and another for PC users.
iPads and other tablet devices have dominated technology news in recent years. The devices have inevitably found their way into educational settings as educators globally seek ways to leverage the interest in new technology towards improved pedagogy.
"More and more colleges are handing out iPads or other tablets to faculty and students to support teaching and learning (see this summary of other iPad initiatives in higher education). This website provides some recommended apps, tutorials, other guidance on using iPads in higher education."
Oklahoma State University has formally released its internal findings on an iPad pilot conducted during the Fall 2010 semester, showing that the device had a positive impact in an academic environment.
The iPad may only be two years old, but it's already begun to change many things. Reading is one of them. Work is another. It is selling like crazy, but it will be some time before most of the people you know own a tablet.
In just a few years, handheld computers like smartphones and tablets have gone from niche items to the primary way many people use the Internet. Their popularity has led some supporters to predict that the devices will revolutionize how college students learn and experience college. Seton Hill University, in Pennsylvania, has branded itself as "the leader in mobile learning" and heavily advertises its iPad program as a way to reel in prospective students.
iBooks Author is the first tool of its kind. Never before have publishers, authors, and content creators had a tool for making dynamic, interactive ebooks in a WYSIWYG environment. This book is intended to get you up and writing in iBooks Author.
Since January we have facilitated a handful of iBooks Author workshops with educators at regional technology events all over California, as well as the Computer Using Educators (CUE) conference in Palm Springs. These workshops have included teachers and administrators engaged in discussions about how to leverage Apple's new software in education. Based upon these experiences, we have identified seven reasons why you should consider adding iBooks Author to your knowledge base.