Teachers Guide on The Use of iPad in education. iPad is a cool versatile tool that has a huge potential in education. It is widely believed that iPad has started tranforming the face of education and revolutionizng modes of learning. Results coming out of pilot studies on the integration of iPads in the classroom seem to be promising. Reed College, for instance, took the Apple iPad for a spin in 2010 and was pleased with the tablets performance as an educational tool. As part of a pilot program, Roslyn High School on Long Island handed out 47 iPads on Dec and the school district hopes to provide iPads eventually to all 1.100 of its students. Another report shows that hundreds of middle school students in the central San Joaquin Valley, Calif, are using curriculum apps for their classwork and homework.
Given this huge importance of iPad in education, let us now go through some of the reasons behind the raise of the iPad star in education and some of the ways we can leverage it in our classroom. 1- Learning with iPad Webliography. Using ipads with students with Autism. eBooks and Mobiles Project | Open University project exploring educational uses of eBooks and mobiles. Talk about eBooks at eLC event The eLC event at the OU on 13th November 2012 will examine the latest developments in eBooks and related technologies. Nick Watson and his team will talk about OU Anywhere and their work on eBooks, rich media and mobile devices. Mike Sharples and Simon Cross will talk abou their recently completed project on OU postgraudate use of eBooks and tablets. Rob Parsons and Clive Sexton will talk about their experiences of using eBooks and mobile learning with AA100 students.
The event is at 10:00 to 12:30 in the OU Library. eBook Chapter During the project Martin, Agnes and Anna have been collaborating on the writing of a book chapter for an eBook which was compiled by Dr Goh (School of Information Management, University of Wellington, Victoria, New Zealand). The eBook has just been published and is available for download at E-Books and E-Readers for E-Learning. The abstract for the chapter: eBooks and eReaders for eLearning Final project presentation Presenters.
iPad as e-book reader: we need more data | Places: Evaluating Mobile Learning. The MSc in Security, Conflict, and International Development, was the focus of two papers I presented at the MobiLearnAsia 2012 Conference in Sentosa, Singapore, 24-26 October. This MSc course at the University of Leicester provides an iPad to each student; students are located all over the world, largely in conflict zones. I presented Mummies, War Zones, and Pompeii: the use of tablet computers in situated and on-the-go learning, and also Embedded E-books and E-readers in Distance Education.
This second presentation is particularly interesting to our Places project, because it shows how the use of iPads in the MSc in Security programme is building on the use of e-readers in Psych and Education Masters, which was done in the DUCKLING Project. It is great to see how research done in a previous project is being continued and developed, and taking some unexpected turns. Information assistants carrying iPads at Changi Airport in Singapore Like this: Like Loading...
Ipads in art and design. This site documents research on the use of ipads in undergraduate art and design education, undertaken and supervised by Dr Nicos Souleles from Cyprus University of Technology, Department of Multimedia and Graphic Arts. The research assistant is Stefania Savva. Partners in this project are Ben Bull, Hilary Watters and Angela Annesley from University College Falmouth. Background The origins of elearning date from the early 1960s. Considering the wide range of tablets available in the market, this investigation focuses only on the educational potential of ipads for two reasons.
Secondly, due to reasons that are mostly historical, undergraduate design students in the majority of cases already use Apple Macintosh products in educational settings. In conclusion, this research seaks to find ways that ipads can be used in undergraduate art and design education and thus attempts to address part of the significant gap in the relevant literature. Places. Promoting Student Engagement by Integrating New Technology into Tertiary Education: The Role of the iPad | Manuguerra | Asian Social Science. Promoting Student Engagement by Integrating New Technology into Tertiary Education: The Role of the iPad Maurizio Manuguerra, Peter Petocz Abstract Teachers in tertiary education need new strategies to communicate with students of the net generation and to shape enticing educational experiences for them.
The use of new approaches such as video-recorded lectures to communicate directly and individually with all students has been the preserve of technology-savvy educators. However, a recent technological advance – the Apple iPad – has the potential to change this situation, offering access to effective and efficient pedagogy in an easy and intuitive way. Full Text: PDFDOI: 10.5539/ass.v7n11p61 This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License. Asian Social Science ISSN 1911-2017 (Print) ISSN 1911-2025 (Online) Copyright © Canadian Center of Science and Education. How I use my iPad. iPads in Education. About Project | BJET iPad Project. This is a BERA funded project evaluating academics’ use of iPads for academic practices. Academic practice for the purpose of this project refers to three main work-related categories: (1) teaching, learning and assessment (2) research and (3) administrative productivity.
The project will run over a twelve-month period, between December 2012 and December 2013. Universities are under pressure to both provide Post-PC devices (PPDs) such as iPads and the infrastructure for their use (Murphy, 2011). A number of UK universities have piloted these devices with their students and staff (e.g. University of Leicester, Northumbria University and University of Edinburgh). The argument for the introduction of these devices in higher education is that students are already using such mobile devices. Though mobile technologies (tablets) are not yet as integral to academic practice as the personal computer (PC), they are fast becoming the must-have technology in the HE sector.
Literature References: Mobile Device Evalaution Project (Phase 1) Report | peter walder. Q5. Please comment on the visual quality of the text, images and video and alsothe quality of the audio output There was almost universal agreement in the responses that the visual resolution of text and images was very good. Comments were typically of the kind '…..clear and easy to read. Those staff that had used video and audiobased media were also impressed. e.g '…..Visual and audio was impressiveconsidering the size of the tablet…' . One comment was received regarding the lackof compatibility in respect of the use of Flash based media on iOS devices.
Q6. This question sort feedback on issues such as the use of the virtual keyboard, use of dialogue boxes, the process of launching applications etc. '….using the device without a mouse and external keyboard takes some getting used to for those of us with less touchscreen experience. Keyboard felt quiet awkward at first but soon became comfortable and easy to use…'. Overall staff seemed to be able to use the devices effectively.
Administering a Gross Anatomy Exam Using Mobile Technology. Mobile technology has infiltrated medical school education. Students now bring tablet PCs, rather than notebooks, into the classroom. They can access Web-based curriculum during lectures and add notes directly to their files. At the Faculty of Medicine University of Ottawa the curriculum for the first two years is online, and PDAs have largely replaced reference books for students in clerkship programs.
And more telling, employees at Ottawa Hospital Medical have been encouraged to replace pen and paper notes with iPads. At the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Ottawa, gross anatomy is taught during the first two years of medical school. Our goal was to eliminate these paper examinations and move to an online version. Experimental Procedures To move from a paper-based examination to an online version, we researched available hardware and software. With all the available options, we tested numerous learning applications. Results Conclusion Acknowledgments About the Authors References. Sample Lessons - iPad in Education. Waterproof case for iPad / iPad 2. iPad3 Hints and Rumors. Whether you like Apple products or not, you have to give the company credit for developing a massive following. Apple’s iPhone has secured a loyal fan base in the smartphone arena, and many tech consumers won’t stray from Macs to the more widespread and commonly used Microsoft PCs.
The iPad is another story that’s even more impressive, as the tablet can be credited with making tablet devices wildly popular. As is usually the case with any Apple release, the anticipation for the upcoming iPad 3 is quite high. Many wonder how Apple will improve on an already solid product, while the tablet’s followers scour the Web for news on any new features it will bring. Of course, this is the Web, so no matter what the topic, you’ll find no shortage of rumors. Some may be true, and some may simply be hopeful. Regardless, here are some rumors that have made the rounds concerning the iPad 3 that you can digest until the real thing finally hits shelves. Release Date Name Display Design Processor Storage Camera. The iPad and the academy. Tara Brabazon identifies 10 scholarly uses for Apple’s latest gadget, and the new ways of reading, writing, watching and thinking that the platform supports Among his 10 rules for successful design, Dieter Rams, the German industrial designer, listed usefulness as a key attribute.
Other characteristics included consistency, simplicity, honesty, understandability, unobtrusiveness and innovation. In Gary Hustwit’s Objectified (2009), a feature-length documentary about society’s complex relationship with manufactured objects, Rams anointed Apple as the corporation that best perpetuated his legacy. Rams made these comments before the release of the iPad. This product has divided critics, raising questions about its purpose.
However, below I explore some specific functions that academics may extract from the iPad. Photographic-led research One feature that drew me to the iPad – and makes it distinctive from laptops, netbooks and the iPhone – is its presentation of photographs. iPad books. Some iPad Management Tips. We have FINALLY gotten cases for our iPad 2s! Hooray! In honor of these new accessories, I wanted to share some quick iPad management tips with everyone: 1 - Color code your iPad cases for easy 1:1 access We have 5 students at each table and have assigned each seat a color. Each table has five differently colored iPads, and so when a student in seat "red" reaches for an iPad he or she doesn't need to rummage through the bin; they can easily see the red case and get "their" device. 2- Create desktop backgrounds to show numeration The cases cover the backs - where we originally had numerated stickers showing which iPad was which.
I did it this way - rather than creating the image on the iPad - for two reasons. 3 - Create shortcuts to frequently visited sites (Study Island, Class Google Site, etc) Open your iPad's Safari app and type in the URL of the site that you'd like to visit. 4 - Create differentiated folders for apps Group your apps into folders based on level. iPad Art. iPads for learning and teaching.
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