The Ultimate Guide To Apple's Presence In Education. Added by Jeff Dunn on 2012-08-31 All eyes are on education right now. Whether it’s in the political theater or the venture capitalists, everyone has set their sights on the future leaders of tomorrow. Some companies, like Apple , have long realized the potential of this demographic and have specifically targeted them with iPads, iPod Touches, and other devices .
In an effort to share exactly how Apple is targeting students, MDG Advertising whipped up a thought-provoking infographic. Here’s the rundown of the key facts and figures they uncovered: Smart devices are having a real impact on both literacy and learning levels. Awesome Apple logo via DeviantArt Comments are closed. DERN. The use of portable devices such as smartphones, ereaders, touch pads, convertibles and ultra laptops has become prolific in education over the last three to four years.
When the iPad was launched in April, 2010, it attracted immediate attention. In education, there have been numerous well publicised trials and one-to-one implementations of tablets. However, research on the benefits of using portable devices, although increasing, remains scarce. A recently launched summary of recent research is particularly useful for identifying some trends in education. The study, An Updated Literature Review on the Use of Tablets in Education undertaken by the Tablets for Schools consortium in the UK is a landmark document. From the research, the report emphasises two aspects of teaching and learning with tablets. This is a report that is well written, and is easy to read and understand. Research Report: Clarke, B. , & Svanaes, S. (2014). Articles on iPads in Education.
David Roccato: Be a Brilliant iPhoneographer. David Roccato describes himself as an iPhoneographer — which means he takes professional-quality photos using his iPhone.
It’s one of the many new cultural habits to emanate from the global adoption of smartphones. The fear that we’re spending far too much of our day on a time-wasting device is all too present, but some people, like David, have chosen to use their device to search for beauty and art. Having spent the past few years travelling the world, learning languages and seeing different cultures, David now lives in Italy and manages a local group oriented towards providing services and building relationships. At the same time, he’s compiling a national Internet reference on smartphone photography where he provides several resources that are followed by hundreds of people daily. The term iPhoneography has become the international standard that defines iPhone art and photography. For a lot of people, it is often the same. Classrooms and pedagogy.
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