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  • iPads
    Innovations
    Linette Cordell
    Narration by Linette Cordell
  • Walden University
    Walden University Education Specialist Program:Educational Technology
  • Dr. Amar Almasude, Instructor
    EDUC-7101-2/EDUC-8841-2
    Diffusion and the Integration of Technology in Education
  • Innovation
    iPad
    Tablet
  • Why design it?
    Apple realized the need for their company to compete with other electronic devices.
    • Competition with netbooks or mini computers
    • Competition with electronic readers (Kindle)
  • Whose idea was it?
    In 2000, the “webpad” tablet was introduced at Comdex, it was not widely received. In 2010, Apple introduced their version of the “webpad” or tablet the “iPad”.
  • Why did the “webpad” fail?
    They ran into obstacles:
    Price
    Battery life
    Small video screens
    Weight
    Awkward keyboards
  • Commercialization
    iPad has been targeted for people who use electric book readers such as Kindle and the Sony reader. Offering them more than just an electronic book reader. The price is slightly higher than the average netbook, but the touch screen is something most netbooks do not offer.
    iPad is also targeted for the use in education.
  • Commercialization Continued
    Schools receive grants to implement the use of iPad to replace class room text books.
    Apple is offering a 10% educational discount
    Apple is offering hundreds of educational applications to be download free of charge
  • Students using iPad
  • iPad timelines
  • S Curve
    March 2010 kindle app on iPod
    November 2010 Apple announces revised model of iPad
  • Shows that Apple is holding is ground in sales.
    In fact increasing in sales since iPad came out
  • Laggards
    IT Departments in schools
    People who prefer PC’s over Mac
    Some textbook companies
    Educators with little to no technology knowledge
  • Inventors and early adopters in education
    Special Education Teachers
    Technology enthusiast
    Students
    Business people
    Trainers
    AT Specialist
  • Observability and compatibility
  • Critical Mass
    Critical mass “occurs at the point which enough individuals in a system adopt an invention and it becomes self-sustaining” (Rogers, 2003, p. 334).
    Critical mass for iPad occurred when New York State Association for Computers and Technologies in Education provide iPad Workshops.
  • Decentralized Diffusion……
    The use of technology with emphasis on the use of an iPad in the education is best diffused through a decentralized diffusion system. This will happen when, “innovations originate from numerous local sources and then evolve as they diffuse via horizontal network” (Rogers, 2003, p. 395).
    The educational system is divided into several areas: elementary, middle and high, each may diffuse differently based on the innovation and need “innovations originate from numerous local sources and then evolve as they diffuse via horizontal network” (Rogers, 2003, p. 395).
  • Key Change Agents
    “A change agent is an individual who influenced clients’ innovation decisions in a direction deemed desirable” (Rogers, 2003, p. 366).
    Key change agents include: teachers, media specialist, administrator and curriculum director who have adapted the use of iPad in education.
  • The use of the iPad in education is and will be influenced by others due to adaptors of change.
    According to Rogers (2003), “in many cases, adaptors serve as their own change agents in diffusing their innovation to others”(p. 395).
    Key Change Agents continued….
  • Uses for iPad in the classroom
    Load eBook for the students to read online
    View periodicals for current events
    Watch videos
    Research current apps available and discuss the benefits for each
    Download tap to talk app to turn iPad into a augmentative communication device.
    Note taking
    Images of iPad
    Ways to use in the class
  • Benefits of iPad
    Helps students get excited about learning
    Conducting on demand research
    Increases technology use
    Aids students gain independence
    Replaces textbooks
    • Rogers, E. M. (2003) Diffusion of innovation. Free press, New York City, NY
    • http://news.hirby.com/who-exactly-is-the-ipad-marketed-towards/
    • http://www.conceivablytech.com/434/products/ipad%e2%80%99s-ancestors-10-epic-webpad-failures/11/
    • http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9176129/On_the_road_with_the_iPad_Can_you_leave_the_laptop_home_?taxonomyId=15&pageNumber=2
    • http://www.tgdaily.com/consumer-electronics-opinion/48235-the-ipad-and-its-creator-a-matter-of-watch-learn-perfect
    http://www.fastcompany.com/tag/apple-tablet
    Barseghian, T. (2011, January 26). A Day in the Life of the iPad Classroom. Retrieved January 27, 2011, from Mind/Shift: http://mindshift.kqed.org/2011/01/a-day-in-the-life-of-the-ipad-classroom/
    References