Rise of the Tablets – The Future          of Learning                       © 2011 Richard Hart - All rights reserved.
Rapid Adoption●   The iPad ushered in the age of tablet computing and is    the fastest selling electronic device ever cre...
The Rise of Video●   Video traffic accounts for over half of all mobile traffic    and is expected to continue to grow to ...
Khan Academy●   Started by one guy (Salman Khan)●   2600 free videos now online●   Simple (Microsoft paint and screen capt...
YouTube EDU●   http://www.youtube.com/education                             © 2011 Richard Hart - All rights reserved.
iTunes U●   Learn anything, anytime, anywhere●   http://www.apple.com/education/itunes-u/●   More than 350,000 free lectur...
Tablets to the Rescue●   Tablets are easy and intuitive to use, no mouse    required! If you can touch and point, you can ...
Tablets to the Rescue...●   People can use tablets to easily watch and    learn from videos●   People can learn in the pri...
People want and need to learn                but...●   Traditional classes can conflict with work.●   Travel can be inconv...
People want to learn about non-          academic stuff too!●   Traditional lessons on biology and chemistry    and math a...
A Huge Opportunity●   There is and will continue to be an enormous    need for people to learn new things.●   Mobile devic...
First Steps●   Getting your video content ready for tablets    could be as easy as uploading your video to    YouTube or V...
Do you have something you want      to teach the world?●   If so, take a look at whats happening with    mobile devices li...
This Presentation was       Prepared By              Richard Hart      (iOS Developer/Learning Consultant)I help assist in...
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  1. 1. Rise of the Tablets – The Future of Learning © 2011 Richard Hart - All rights reserved.
  2. 2. Rapid Adoption● The iPad ushered in the age of tablet computing and is the fastest selling electronic device ever created!● Tablets are starting to eat away at traditional PC sales and more and more users are choosing tablets like the iPad as their primary computing device.● Many schools are now opting for tablets over traditional PC computers and laptops for their students. © 2011 Richard Hart - All rights reserved.
  3. 3. The Rise of Video● Video traffic accounts for over half of all mobile traffic and is expected to continue to grow to up to 70% in the next few years.● The combination of video and tablets are like chocolate and peanut butter, they go great together!● Video content is a very effective way to teach people just about anything and can virally distribute ideas. © 2011 Richard Hart - All rights reserved.
  4. 4. Khan Academy● Started by one guy (Salman Khan)● 2600 free videos now online● Simple (Microsoft paint and screen capture)● Very effective● 3.5 million unique users learn chemistry, math, business and more!● Online and mobile versions © 2011 Richard Hart - All rights reserved.
  5. 5. YouTube EDU● http://www.youtube.com/education © 2011 Richard Hart - All rights reserved.
  6. 6. iTunes U● Learn anything, anytime, anywhere● http://www.apple.com/education/itunes-u/● More than 350,000 free lectures● Perfect for tablet based learning! © 2011 Richard Hart - All rights reserved.
  7. 7. Tablets to the Rescue● Tablets are easy and intuitive to use, no mouse required! If you can touch and point, you can use a tablet.● Tablets are a fantastic way to watch video.● Tablets are inherently interactive.● Tablets are highly portable, light and have long battery lives compared to most laptops.● Tablets can be turned on and off quickly © 2011 Richard Hart - All rights reserved.
  8. 8. Tablets to the Rescue...● People can use tablets to easily watch and learn from videos● People can learn in the privacy of their own homes at any hour or they can take their tablet on the road and learn just about anywhere.● Tablets permit multiple viewers which can make them more inclusive then other devices● Kids love tablets like the iPad too! © 2011 Richard Hart - All rights reserved.
  9. 9. People want and need to learn but...● Traditional classes can conflict with work.● Travel can be inconvenient and prohibitive.● Courses can be expensive.● Many instructors dont record videos of their classes for later playback.● The types of things people want to learn may not be available through traditional schools. © 2011 Richard Hart - All rights reserved.
  10. 10. People want to learn about non- academic stuff too!● Traditional lessons on biology and chemistry and math are great but...● What about cooking and home renovation and fitness and nutrition and guitar playing and...this is a very long list!● A lot of people dont care about the degree or credentials, they just want to expand their minds and learn something new. © 2011 Richard Hart - All rights reserved.
  11. 11. A Huge Opportunity● There is and will continue to be an enormous need for people to learn new things.● Mobile devices like the iPad will play a significant role in how people learn now and in the future.● Video is a highly effective tool for teaching and is perfectly suited to tablets.
  12. 12. First Steps● Getting your video content ready for tablets could be as easy as uploading your video to YouTube or Vimeo or other sharing sites.● If you are an educational institution, why not try out iTunes U?● Maybe setting up a video Podcast will do the trick.● Building a native iPhone App is also an option. © 2011 Richard Hart - All rights reserved.
  13. 13. Do you have something you want to teach the world?● If so, take a look at whats happening with mobile devices like the iPad and think about how you can use video to your advantage.● Take a lesson from Salman Khan, teaching doesnt have to be ultra fancy to be effective!● The world is waiting, show us what youve got! © 2011 Richard Hart - All rights reserved.
  14. 14. This Presentation was Prepared By Richard Hart (iOS Developer/Learning Consultant)I help assist individuals and companies to leverage learning on the iPad. rhart[@]richardhart.ca www.richardhart.ca © 2011 Richard Hart - All rights reserved.

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