"This year, the iPad is still going strong and schools are continuing to innovate new ways to use the tablets in class and around campus. Here we share just a few of the coolest ways iPads are making waves in higher ed this year, from helping teams play better to ensuring students never forget their notes."
TubeChop allows you to easily chop a funny or interesting section from any YouTube video and share it. This is a nifty website that lets you 'chop' an interesting portion of a Youtube video and share just that bit - good for when you have a key scene for a class to view but you don't want to play the whole video clip. The shortened clip can be accessed via a unique link or by using the embed code the website provides.
Easy to use and very functional. Thanks to @Karin Gilbert - check out her video-related scoop.it page videosforlearning from the link below.
Visual recording is what it sounds like it’d be. As opposed to recording audio, visual recording captures visuals, though not necessarily in photographic form. The process of visually capturing ideas with the iPad isn’t terribly complex in concept. If you can think of concept-mapping, you’ve halfway there.
Screen sharing is not only limited to desktops and laptops for now with the advance of mobile technology there emerged some great apps that allow users to do the same on their smartphones and tablets...
As a stylus aficionado, I want to let everyone in on a little secret. When it comes to styluses, the tip is almost entirely unimportant – you are going to get the same writing results with almost any stylus.
KF: worth reading before you go investing in expensive sylii - the ones I use are from DX and all cost less than $3 each (inc postage)
There are numerous options for recording a video of one’s computer screen but only a few that allow you to record your iPad's screen. Find out how the Disp Recorder app is providing new opportuinties on the iPad.
"There aren’t a great deal of alternatives for YouTube fans on the iOS App Store, but for those who consume a lot of videos on their devices then the Jasmine YouTube Client for iOS is definitely worth checking out. The Jasmine application is fully iPhone 5 compatible and looks beautiful on the new 1136×640 display. It is also a universal app meaning that it is fully compatible with the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad."
For me, the end of the finals always signified the wonderful opportunity to do better next year. I always vow to start studying earlier and prepare well in advance, so after finals season I find the best tools to help me study next year. I don’t want to go into the followthrough on my vows…
School has started for most of us around the country. Alarm clocks are set, bleary-eyed kids stumble their way to class, and iPads are being handed out. Just a typical day here at Eanes and many ...
Via EdTechSandyK, JP Hale, Jenny Smith
"Long after degrees have been conferred and careers have been launched, many folks just can’t seem to quit school. For them, life provides an overstuffed cornucopia of educational opportunities that don’t necessarily require hefty loans and navigating different professorial strategies."
KF: The usual caveats apply with these TOP OF THE CHARTS lists - the iPad is a personal device and people use them very differently - preferences for apps are not necessarily ubiquitous.
Read a sample or download Hot Apps 4 HOTS by Lisa Johnson & Yolanda Barker with iBooks.
KF: An interesting implementation of iBook as a directory for eductaional apps. Will be curious to see how they keep it up-to-date over time. Certainly provides a great support for anyone just embarking in this area, and a few surprises to those of us who think we've seen it all.
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