iPads in the Classroom presentation - UPenn IT Staff Convention 2012
iPads & Tablets in the ClassroomMobile devices are now ubiquitous in classrooms across Penn. This session will present data from the Library’s “iPads in the Classroom” pilot and the Graduate School of Education’s large-scale iPad distribution, and then discuss those programs and the future of mobile computing in education.We will be joined by colleagues from the Wharton School.Presenters: Anu Vedantham Michael Herzog Olaino HardawayCaitlin Shanley
iPads @ Penn LibrariesAnu VedanthamCaitlin ShanleyWeigle Information Commons
WIC iPads engage multiple, different users in a course-specific contextunder faculty supervision.
Q:How might iPads and tablets make students more creative?
Q:Are iPads and tablets so fundamentally different from laptops that learning outcomes are improved?
Q:What helps faculty to incorporate iPads and tablets into their classroom activities?
Anu Vedantham Michael Herzog Olaino HardawayCaitlin Shanley Thank you! Image credits:WIC images from http://flickr.com/pennwic/.Bretford cart image adapted from http://apple.bretford.com/files/h3635lla/h3635lla.001.jpg/. Vector graphics adapted from http://openclipart.org/user-detail/lmproulx/.Word clouds created using http://www.wordle.net/.