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UWS to spend $35m, give away iPads as part of flexible learning strategy

UWS to spend $35m, give away iPads as part of flexible learning strategy | eLearning and Blended Learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it
The University of Western Sydney will spend $35 million over three years, including giving away 11,000 iPads, in a bid to keep its content and teaching relevant to students.All new students who enrol…...
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Students Can Attend WizIQ Online Classes on Their iPads

Students Can Attend WizIQ Online Classes on Their iPads | eLearning and Blended Learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it
BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - Jul 16, 2012) - WizIQ, a web-based education platform, announced its WizIQ Virtual Classroom App for the iPad today.

 

KF:  WizIQ is a web-based platform for online classes.  Several prominent elearning celebrities have adopted the platform and the system currently boasts about 2M users.  The system can be used for open-access and paid classes.  The release of their mobile application means they are keeping pace with much bigger LMS like Blackboard and Moodle.

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$59 Adapter Connects Apple TV Any AirPlay To Virtually And Display System | Cult of Mac

$59 Adapter Connects Apple TV Any AirPlay To Virtually And Display System | Cult of Mac | eLearning and Blended Learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it

$59 Adapter Connects Apple TV Any AirPlay To Virtually any Display System. Usful for small group meetings and tutorial groups where you can share your iPad screen via the AppleTV using wifi.


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CloudOn

Get CloudOn on the App Store. See screenshots and ratings, and read customer reviews.

 

CloudOn brings Microsoft Office® to your iPad and links it to your Box, Dropbox and Google Drive accounts.

If that isn’t enough, the built-in Adobe Reader and File Viewer lets you open and view virtually any file type, including PDF, JPG, PNG, GIF, etc.

The CloudOn Workspace allows you to:
-Use Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint on your iPad to create, review and edit documents.
-Rename, delete and manage documents with your Dropbox, Box or Google Drive accounts
-View virtually any type of file, including: PDF, JPG, PNG, GIF, etc.
-Send files via email directly from the workspace
-Display, edit or create charts, change formatting, spell check, insert comments, etc into any Word, Excel or PowerPoint files
-Track changes while reviewing Word documents
-Use pivot tables and insert formulas in Excel workbooks
-Display and edit transitions in PowerPoint slides and present in full PowerPoint mode (not in PDF)
-Open files directly from your iPad email accounts as well as Dropbox, Box and Google Drive
-Automatically save documents to avoid losing changes

 

KF:  It seems quite slow over my work wifi but it does appear to have a wide ranging set of functions.  Have just edited a PPT file from Dropbox using this and it worked well - if a bit sluggish in response.

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4 Unique Ways That 1:1 Technology Can Transform Student Writing | Emerging Education Technology

4 Unique Ways That 1:1 Technology Can Transform Student Writing | Emerging Education Technology | eLearning and Blended Learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Writing in digital spaces will provide learning opportunities you won't get from traditional writing assignments. Guest post by Neven Jurkovic.
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Apple TV In The Classroom – The New Smart Board | Emerging Education Technology

Apple TV In The Classroom – The New Smart Board | Emerging Education Technology | eLearning and Blended Learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it

An iPad and Apple TV can combine to provide an advantageous alternative to more expensive, traditional interactive white boards.

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