Passing out iPads to students on the first day of school was like celebrating Christmas (or in this case Hanukkah) with thirty antsy kids sitting around the tree, attempting to hide their impatience. Once the iPads had been handed out, students were instantly excited, engaged and enchanted with the new learning device in their hands. At first, everyone was confused about where to find work, where to save and store their products – and which app to use for what purpose. As with every pilot, these issues worked themselves out and soon classes were running pretty smoothly. Once they all learned what a “hard reset” was we were on our way. After an exciting year chalked full of learning lessons and changes in our learning landscape here are my takeaways:'
How about flipping your classroom using iPad apps ?There are now several apps out there to help you create tutorials and video guides to help your students learn while they are not in class. Be it you want to totally flip your classroom teaching or simply to provide extra help to students, the apps below will definitely help you make a difference in your students learning.
Nearly two years after its initial release, the iPad has become a technological staple in the world of higher education. Many posters have reviewed the potential academic uses of the device, but some of the iPad’s more educational possibilities have been overshadowed by its popularity for entertainment and personal uses. Still, some well-known applications such as Dropbox, Diigo, Instapaper, and WordPress lend themselves nicely to academic tasks.
Educators across the world are implementing the use of iPad in their education across all levels and subjects, so what is iPad used for in higher education? Of course the obvious use is taking notes and having an up to date ...
The use of mobile devices for teaching and learning in higher education is an area of rapid change. This interactive workshop will explore iPad initiatives related to teaching and learning in this fast-moving arena.
From its debut in 2010 till now, iPad becomes one of the most popular mobile computing devices in less than three years. According to the research from eMarketer in 2012, iPad users in U.S. will reach 70.5 million by the end ...
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