Ken Scott e-learning enthusiast JISC RSCYH
Ipads in Education15th July 2014
Agenda
• Introductions
• Some terminology
• Finding your way around
• Apps
• Connecting to the network
• Uses in education...
Introductions
»2 minutes in pairs
»Introduce your partner
»Their name and job title
»A claim to fame
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Ice breaker quiz
»Find the Socrative app on your ipad
15/07/2014 Ipads in Education
Some terminology
»Tablets
› IOS (ipads and iphones) = Apple
› Android (e.g. Samsung) = independent
› Windows (?) late as u...
Differences from a PC
»Fast
»Touch screen
»Auto-save
»Simpler interface
»Less features
»Cheaper apps
»Very good for access...
Accessibility Features
»Assistive features built-in
› Settings – General – Accessibility
› Voiceover, zoom, invert colours...
Finding your way around
» Switching on and off – keep pressing the top button
» The home button
» Scrolling through apps
»...
apps
»Paid for vs free
»Vast amount
› Are they any good? – check ratings
› Be prepared to waste some time!
»Itunes account...
Examples of apps
» Main categories I will look at
› Note taking
› Social media
› Linking - QR codes
› Collaboration
› Orga...
NoteTaking
»Evernote
› Very capable free app/paid for has offline features
› Links to many other productivity apps
› Penul...
Social Media
Uses?
› Group work
› Collaboration
› Updates to timetables
› Assignments
» Marketing
» Facebook
» Twitter
» C...
QR Codes
»A quick link to websites, photos, videos even apps
»Easily created for free
»All smart phones and tablets have a...
Collaboration
»Evernote
»Googledocs
»Dropbox
»Skype
»Cloudon
› Access MS Office docs on ipad
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Organising
» Mindmaps
› Simpleminds+
› Mindjet
» Todo lists
› Wunderlist
› Toodledo
» Freestyle
› Grafio lite
› Popple
15/...
Assessment
»Video and photo evidence using builtin camera
› Imovie
› Splice
»Storage and sharing of videos and photos
› Vi...
Assessment
»Storage and sharing
› Googledocs
› Evernote
› Dropbox
»Quizzes
› Socrative
› Quizup
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Social Bookmarking
»Sharing links, annotations, comments, bookmarks
› Pearltrees
› Delicious
› Evernote – (use Dolphin bro...
Publishing
»Creating books and magazines on the ipad
› Projects and assignments
› Class magazines
› Publicity
»Creative Bo...
Technical Considerations
»Wireless
› Supports nearly all major security protocols
› WPA, WPA2 WEP
› Redirect pages
»Filter...
MoreTechnical Considerations
»Charging
› Battery life about 6 hours reliably
› Have you got enough power sockets/capacity?...
Educational uses
»Assessment
»Learning resources and activities
»Research
»Reflective practice
»Dashboards for College sys...
Workshop
»Basic familiarisation with the ipads
»10 minutes
15/07/2014 Ipads in Education
Workshop
»Work in pairs or threes
»Pick a scenario or make one up
»Explore how you would approach this
»Take some notes fo...
Find out more…
15/07/2014 Ipads in Education
Ken Scott
E-learning enthusiast
support@rsc-yh.ac.uk
Regional Support CentreY...
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    1. 1. Ken Scott e-learning enthusiast JISC RSCYH Ipads in Education15th July 2014
    2. 2. Agenda • Introductions • Some terminology • Finding your way around • Apps • Connecting to the network • Uses in education • Workshop 15/07/2014 Ipads in Education
    3. 3. Introductions »2 minutes in pairs »Introduce your partner »Their name and job title »A claim to fame 15/07/2014 Ipads in Education
    4. 4. Ice breaker quiz »Find the Socrative app on your ipad 15/07/2014 Ipads in Education
    5. 5. Some terminology »Tablets › IOS (ipads and iphones) = Apple › Android (e.g. Samsung) = independent › Windows (?) late as usual! 15/07/2014 Ipads in Education
    6. 6. Differences from a PC »Fast »Touch screen »Auto-save »Simpler interface »Less features »Cheaper apps »Very good for accessibility 15/07/2014 Ipads in Education
    7. 7. Accessibility Features »Assistive features built-in › Settings – General – Accessibility › Voiceover, zoom, invert colours »Apps › http://www.slideshare.net/rscsw/ipad-apps-for- accessibility › Techdis › Robobraille, QR codes, pearltrees, mindjet,….. 15/07/2014 Ipads in Education
    8. 8. Finding your way around » Switching on and off – keep pressing the top button » The home button » Scrolling through apps » Closing down apps (saves battery) » Gestures › Pinch › Drag › Zoom › Search 15/07/2014 Ipads in Education
    9. 9. apps »Paid for vs free »Vast amount › Are they any good? – check ratings › Be prepared to waste some time! »Itunes accounts – individual vs corporate › VPPVolume Purchasing Programme › http://www.apple.com/uk/education/it/vpp/ 15/07/2014 Ipads in Education
    10. 10. Examples of apps » Main categories I will look at › Note taking › Social media › Linking - QR codes › Collaboration › Organising › Assessment › Social bookmarking › Publishing 15/07/2014 Ipads in Education
    11. 11. NoteTaking »Evernote › Very capable free app/paid for has offline features › Links to many other productivity apps › Penultimate »Audionote »Dragon Dictate 15/07/2014 Ipads in Education
    12. 12. Social Media Uses? › Group work › Collaboration › Updates to timetables › Assignments » Marketing » Facebook » Twitter » Combined dashboard - Hootsuite 15/07/2014 Ipads in Education
    13. 13. QR Codes »A quick link to websites, photos, videos even apps »Easily created for free »All smart phones and tablets have an app for it www.qrstuff.com Try this 15/07/2014 Ipads in Education
    14. 14. Collaboration »Evernote »Googledocs »Dropbox »Skype »Cloudon › Access MS Office docs on ipad 15/07/2014 Ipads in Education
    15. 15. Organising » Mindmaps › Simpleminds+ › Mindjet » Todo lists › Wunderlist › Toodledo » Freestyle › Grafio lite › Popple 15/07/2014 Ipads in Education
    16. 16. Assessment »Video and photo evidence using builtin camera › Imovie › Splice »Storage and sharing of videos and photos › Vimeo › Youtube › Flickr 15/07/2014 Ipads in Education
    17. 17. Assessment »Storage and sharing › Googledocs › Evernote › Dropbox »Quizzes › Socrative › Quizup 15/07/2014 Ipads in Education
    18. 18. Social Bookmarking »Sharing links, annotations, comments, bookmarks › Pearltrees › Delicious › Evernote – (use Dolphin browser) 15/07/2014 Ipads in Education
    19. 19. Publishing »Creating books and magazines on the ipad › Projects and assignments › Class magazines › Publicity »Creative Book Builder › http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KJoslt6bz9E »Pages 15/07/2014 Ipads in Education
    20. 20. Technical Considerations »Wireless › Supports nearly all major security protocols › WPA, WPA2 WEP › Redirect pages »Filtering › Will need some trial and error! › Supports proxy servers 15/07/2014 Ipads in Education
    21. 21. MoreTechnical Considerations »Charging › Battery life about 6 hours reliably › Have you got enough power sockets/capacity? › Consider charging stations »Updating apps and IOS › Joint charger and app updating station »Loss and theft › Find my ipad 15/07/2014 Ipads in Education
    22. 22. Educational uses »Assessment »Learning resources and activities »Research »Reflective practice »Dashboards for College systems? »Personal organiser – timetables, news 15/07/2014 Ipads in Education
    23. 23. Workshop »Basic familiarisation with the ipads »10 minutes 15/07/2014 Ipads in Education
    24. 24. Workshop »Work in pairs or threes »Pick a scenario or make one up »Explore how you would approach this »Take some notes for feedback – evernote? 15/07/2014 Ipads in Education
    25. 25. Find out more… 15/07/2014 Ipads in Education Ken Scott E-learning enthusiast support@rsc-yh.ac.uk Regional Support CentreYH University of Leeds 0113 343 1000 Except where otherwise noted, this work is licensed under CC-BY-NC-ND
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