Teaching with the iPad (and Angry Birds) John K.Water 07/26/2011
Teaching with the iPad Marian University offers a three credit course to master students in the graduate school of education on the iPad. That class is primarily attended by ○ Grad students ○ K-12 teachers
Teaching with the iPad They learn how to use and implement iPad in the classroom. A teacher uses “Angry Birds” to teach physics. Even if you don’t find a way to use in education. It helps you get better at using the device.
Teaching with the iPad Most of the attendees brought their own iPads to the hands-on session and joined in as the presenters demoed iTunes U Library and reference programs Digital books Project create apps.
Teaching with the iPad Three instructor of course regularly work with K-12 teachers across the State of Wisconsin. They present two session at the Campus Technology 2011 Conference. They shared their iPad expertise and argued offer excellent opportunities to support and boost learning in education.
Teaching with the iPad What makes the iPad amazing as a teaching technology? More than 500, 000 application for iPad, iPhone and iPod iBooks Play videos Browse the web Easy to use and easy to carry
Teaching with the iPad Jenna Linskens posted links about iPad application with educational potential. Linskens Web Site
Teaching with the iPad Morningside College in Sioux City (30 iPad for pilot program) Thunderbird School of Management (pilot program) Weill Cornell Medical College (gave iPad to all second year medical students) Villanova University
Teaching with the iPad Were not yet seeing campus-wide adoption of the iPad, but mostly rollouts in small bits and pieces Linskens said It is not surprising, adoption of new hardware and software is a slow process
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Teaching with the iPad iPad is an assistive technology
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Teaching with the iPad iTunes can connect to the iTunes Store to purchase and download music, music videos, television shows, games, audio, books, podcasts, movi es and movie rentals iTunes U is home to more than 400,000 free lectures, videos, books, and podcasts from learning institutions all over the world.
Duke University School of Nursing Immersive Virtual Poster Sessions David Raths 08/01/2011
Duke University School ofNursing Innovative Nursing Education Technologies (iNET) is a federally funded collaborative effort among the nursing programs. In annual conference of nursing, iNet adding a poster session. Some nursing educators who wanted to attend reported having their travel budgets slashed.
Duke University School ofNursing iNet start to plan about possibility of a virtual interactive poster session to allow people to participate remotely. The goal was to evaluate whether a traditional poster session could work in this new arena.
Duke University School ofNursing Last August iNet hosted the first-ever immersive 3D poster session with 8 presenter and 25 attendees. Participant made their presentation with visual behind their avatars.
Duke University School ofNursing VenuGen is used for 3D immersive meeting platform. It offers a browser-based 3D meeting platform with a cross between Second Life and GoToMeeting. VenuGen has a selection of businesslike settings, and attendees use their real names instead of invented screen names.
Duke University School ofNursing Dropbox is used to store and share posters and abstract submission. Review committee from three university could all access the same information with dropbox iNet team used its strong following on Twitter to publicize the events Participates used Microsoft PowerPoint to display their virtual posters.
Duke University School ofNursing iNet team sent out surveys asking if participant would use the environment again. Many of participant said yes Others said yes but perhaps not present It was little anxiety for presenters.
Washington and Lee Tech StaffWelcome New Students with QR Codes Dian Schaffhauser 09/20/2011
Welcome New Students withQR Codes QR Codes : Quick Response Codes QR Codes designed to smart phones In its simplest sense think print based hypertext link.
Welcome New Students withQR Codes There are many online tools for generating QR codes. If the device has had QR Code decoding software installed on it, it will fire up its browser and go straight to that URL
Welcome New Students withQR Codes The tech staff at Washington and Lee University turned into walking QR billboards to welcome new students to its Lexington, VA campus Staffing first-year check-in and orientation, members of the universitys IT Services team wore custom t-shirts theyd had printed up with useful QR codes
Welcome New Students withQR CodesThe t-shirts provided aquick way for students toscan the codes to loadhandy Web pages andcreate new contacts.
Welcome New Students withQR Codes On the front of the shirts were QR codes for services such as IT help, Sakai, password information, and the Information Desk contact details. On the back were codes for campus and area resources, including a local drive-in; the Blue Ridge Parkway, a nearby road system that connects multiple national parks; and the Campus Kitchen, a community food bank and meal service.
Welcome New Students withQR Codes Year by year we have seen a steady increase in the percentage of students who bring smart phones to campus and use them to do an increasing variety of tasks. And QR code T-shirts seemed an appropiate welcome for tech-savvy kids.
QR Codes Video about QR Codes 40 Interesting ways to use QR Codes in the classroom
Universities Turning to Cloud-Based Lecture Capture Tim Sohn 07/21/2011
Universities Turning to Cloud-Based Lecture Capture Usage of Tegritys lecture capture technology year-to-date rose 47 percent compared to last year, and students watched 1.16 million hours of instructor videos In addition, 35 percent more students used lecture capture during the same period, and student views were up by 38 percent, from 1.45 million to 2.32 million.
Universities Turning to Cloud-Based Lecture Capture Institutions using Tegrity lecture capture technology include Eastern Washington University, University of Washington, Washington State University, Saint Louis University, University of New Hampshire, University of South Alabama, College of Medicine, University of Wisconsin-Stout.
Universities Turning to Cloud-Based Lecture CaptureTegrity doesnt require any software or hardware locally. Students can instantly bring up class clips for replay online, on iPods and mobile devices; Search capabilities; Students can log in through a universitys course management system or from Facebook Professors can give students the opportunity to record too; and Live Webcasting.
Universities Turning to Cloud-Based Lecture Capture “As an early adopter of lecture capture technology, weve been studying its impact on our students success over the years and know that it significantly increases depth of learning and results in greater satisfaction with our courses," said Sandra L. Miller, director of instruction and research technology at William Paterson University Simulation of Tegrity cloud-based lecture capture
Universities Turning to Cloud-Based Lecture Capture A survey released earlier this year of 9,000 college students using cloud- based lecture capture technology at more than 200 colleges and universities found that participants "revealed significant improvement in effectiveness of studying." Survey results were collected at the end of fall 2010 semester courses.
Universities Turning to Cloud-Based Lecture Capture 78% of survey respondents said their lecture capture system contributed to their achievement, and 72% reported their grade increased as a direct result of using lecture-capture. In addition, 95%of students indicated they want Tegrity to be used in other courses. 36% of participants concluded that Tegrity should be offered in all of their courses.
Universities Turning to Cloud-Based Lecture Capture Depth of learning with the use of lecture- capture lecture capture increased for 75% of users; Satisfaction with a course in which lecture capture was used increased for 81% of participants
Lecture Capture Video about Lecture Capture implementation Executive MBA program at Michigan State University is also applied the Lecture capture sytem.
Teaching with Cloud John K.Water 07/26/2011
Teaching with the Cloud All educators today, but especially those in post-secondary roles, need to learn how to make the most of cloud-based resources in their teaching practices. In the 12 to 18 months, there has been an explosion of technologies that have really changed the way we can work as 21st century educators
Teaching with the Cloud Consultant John Kuglin told attendees at the Campus technology 2011 conference how you might be able to deploy them at your school. Kuglin emphasized the ease-of-use of these tools
Teaching with the Cloud WikiSpaces SlideRocket CoverItLive Dropbox & Pogoplug Screencast-O-Matic Mindmeister Google Earth
Teaching with the Cloud The cloud-based presentation package is surpassing and supplanting the PC- based, PowerPoint world. This is a huge, huge step forward. Teachers need to stop saying hand it in and start saying publish it.
Teaching with the Cloud Security is an issue, but we cannot continue to hide behind the safety issue, not if we want to offer competitive educational services. The old paradigm was university computer, university employee, university network.