iPhone/iPod Touch
  what we’ve learned so far...
History
iPhone released June 29, 2007, with AT&T as exclusive carrier

iPod Touch released September 5, 2007, with the sam...
iPod/iPhone OS
Why mention the Operating System?
      Built on OSX
      Regular Updates with new features
The Technology
The Technology
The Technology
The Technology
The Technology
The Technology
The Technology
The Technology
The Technology
ConnectEd Summit
400+ attendees, 65 colleges and universities, 29 K-12 schools
Several keynotes (all) and ‘tracks’ (breako...
What We Learned
A variety of disciplines were present

The hard questions are being asked (“Is this a fad?” “What
problems...
ConnectEd Summit
      Eric Mazur
Classroom Use
As a ‘clicker’ - a student response system

Mobile access to course content (Blackboard/LMS)

Search during ...
Classroom Use
What year was Northwest College founded?

1.1935
2.1942
3.1946
4.1953
Pilot Study
25 iPod Touch units for Fall ’09 (10 to AECL 1000, 15 to PHTO
2710 & 2720)
Have already learned the necessity ...
Future Use?
Other areas that might make use of iPhone/Touch technology:
   Nursing (anatomy, medical records)
   Music (mu...
Future Use?
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  1. 1. iPhone/iPod Touch what we’ve learned so far...
  2. 2. History iPhone released June 29, 2007, with AT&T as exclusive carrier iPod Touch released September 5, 2007, with the same operating system Operate with both Windows and Mac
  3. 3. iPod/iPhone OS Why mention the Operating System? Built on OSX Regular Updates with new features
  4. 4. The Technology
  5. 5. The Technology
  6. 6. The Technology
  7. 7. The Technology
  8. 8. The Technology
  9. 9. The Technology
  10. 10. The Technology
  11. 11. The Technology
  12. 12. The Technology
  13. 13. ConnectEd Summit 400+ attendees, 65 colleges and universities, 29 K-12 schools Several keynotes (all) and ‘tracks’ (breakout) were offered: Teaching: Pedagogy & Praxis (Micah) Teaching: Podcasting & Mobile Media (Craig) Research, Assessments & Methodology Web & SDK Programming Institutional Leadership Logistics & Deployment Infrastructure & Networking Handheld Learning in the K-12 Classroom
  14. 14. What We Learned A variety of disciplines were present The hard questions are being asked (“Is this a fad?” “What problems do you have in class?” “What is the purpose of mobile tech in the classroom?”) 400 iPods and iPhones take down a wireless network pretty fast Apple is committed to iPhone/Touch in the education sector
  15. 15. ConnectEd Summit Eric Mazur
  16. 16. Classroom Use As a ‘clicker’ - a student response system Mobile access to course content (Blackboard/LMS) Search during discussions (Pubsearch) Podcasts Calculator/Unit Conversion Flashcard utilities Language learning
  17. 17. Classroom Use What year was Northwest College founded? 1.1935 2.1942 3.1946 4.1953
  18. 18. Pilot Study 25 iPod Touch units for Fall ’09 (10 to AECL 1000, 15 to PHTO 2710 & 2720) Have already learned the necessity of additional wireless networking needs (WAC controller) Feedback is really important - understanding the student reaction, faculty workload, IT staff
  19. 19. Future Use? Other areas that might make use of iPhone/Touch technology: Nursing (anatomy, medical records) Music (multi-track recording, phone ‘instruments’) Art courses Chemistry (interactive periodic tables, molecular structures) Elementary Education (a host of math and language apps) Biology (www.biocourseware.com)
  20. 20. Future Use?

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