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The Student-Information Relationship           By Joshua Harding
Agenda•   Setting the scene•   Tablet computing•   Consulting information•   Workflows•   Barriers & Challanges•   An idea...
BSc (Hons) Physiology
• Ourmonths I texts had all                     In 18 core had covered the                     same amount of content!    ...
So did I find a solution?            Yes Digital ConsumptionI am a paperless student
MBChB - Medicine
MBChB - Medicine• Search across all my content & resources • Seamlessly switch between note taking,         resource apps ...
Tablet Computing• Not a one as aWhy usenew idea student?• Powerful personalised education tool   We remember        Ultima...
Consulting Information• Notes & Resources at my finger tips• Notability (Note taking app)     – Take a history from the pa...
Pocket Body (Anatomy App)                 Consulting Information                • British National Formulary (BNF)        ...
Consulting Information• Notability (Note taking app)    – Annotate lecture notes    – Record lecture•   Inkling•   GoodRea...
Inkling• Interactive, Smart, Multi-touch – books• The future of the textbook  – Intuitive navigation  – Interactive, movie...
Maximising digital potential•   Interactive textbooks as a base model•   Smart textbooks would be irresistible!•   Why?  ...
eBooks   Resource Apps   Lectures
Dropbox• The fulcrum of a digital student• Upload, Sync & Download all your content  – Offline viewing  – Never lose your ...
Barriers to being a digital student1. Awareness  – Solutions    •   Librarians – Digital literacy, Student advisors    •  ...
Challenges• Key dichotomy  – Private consumption  – Institutional consumption• I get free access to all the popular texts ...
My ideal workflow• Interactive textbooks as a standard  – Export content from (in PDF format) to my notes• Interactive tex...
Any questions?
Conclusion• Digital consumption is the future• Paperless students will become more common• Publishers need to adapt or go ...
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  1. 1. The Student-Information Relationship By Joshua Harding
  2. 2. Agenda• Setting the scene• Tablet computing• Consulting information• Workflows• Barriers & Challanges• An ideal future• Q&A• Conclusion
  3. 3. BSc (Hons) Physiology
  4. 4. • Ourmonths I texts had all In 18 core had covered the same amount of content! theoverload! • Information answers • I needed to be able to accessMBChB - Medicine • Lots of Info • Quickly • Efficiently No! But we will try anyway!
  5. 5. So did I find a solution? Yes Digital ConsumptionI am a paperless student
  6. 6. MBChB - Medicine
  7. 7. MBChB - Medicine• Search across all my content & resources • Seamlessly switch between note taking, resource apps & textbooks • ↑ Efficacy • ↓ Time taken • ↓ Stress, ↑ Satisfaction • On demand society
  8. 8. Tablet Computing• Not a one as aWhy usenew idea student?• Powerful personalised education tool We remember Ultimately we remember 90% of what we20% ofmonths – If not sooner!• 18 what we read read, see, hear, say and do30% of what we hear• Expectations will40% of what we see rise!50% of what we say60% of what we do• Adoption of a device that allows this = no brainer!• Personalised education experience  Flexible• Desire is present• Question - “So why haven’t you bought one?”• Answer – “I’ve always wanted to buy one, but I’ve never been sure how I could actually use it.”
  9. 9. Consulting Information• Notes & Resources at my finger tips• Notability (Note taking app) – Take a history from the patient• Answer questions with confidence• Refresh memory• Perform with confidence• Instant feedback
  10. 10. Pocket Body (Anatomy App) Consulting Information • British National Formulary (BNF) – Resource App  Instant learning & subsequent reinforcement • Recap anatomy • Forefront of mind • Anchor points • Improved learning • ↑ retention
  11. 11. Consulting Information• Notability (Note taking app) – Annotate lecture notes – Record lecture• Inkling• GoodReader (Notes)• Resource Apps• Internet
  12. 12. Inkling• Interactive, Smart, Multi-touch – books• The future of the textbook – Intuitive navigation – Interactive, movies, animations, music, podcasts, slideshows, interactive images, 3D models – Search through the entire book – Highlight text, make notes & share them• Purchase per chapter – Free content updates
  13. 13. Maximising digital potential• Interactive textbooks as a base model• Smart textbooks would be irresistible!• Why?  Simple  You will get a better grade• What do I want my textbook to do? – Whilst I study it, it studies me – Inform me of my progress – Adapt the content of the book to me – Be a personal study buddy – A true personal learning environment – Compare me to my peers
  14. 14. eBooks Resource Apps Lectures
  15. 15. Dropbox• The fulcrum of a digital student• Upload, Sync & Download all your content – Offline viewing – Never lose your content• Organises your files• Sharing
  16. 16. Barriers to being a digital student1. Awareness – Solutions • Librarians – Digital literacy, Student advisors • Publishers – Free (offline) ebooks with paper copies2. Costs – Solutions • Upfront costs wont change – Loaning from libraries? • Publishers Institutional and Private consumption
  17. 17. Challenges• Key dichotomy – Private consumption – Institutional consumption• I get free access to all the popular texts in paper form from my library• So why not digital?• Fragmentation, Reduced Variety & Variable Quality
  18. 18. My ideal workflow• Interactive textbooks as a standard – Export content from (in PDF format) to my notes• Interactive textbooks – One universal store to buy them (privately) – One universal platform to view them on – Easy to loan from my library (free)• Apply learning analytics• Institutional subscriptions to Apps
  19. 19. Any questions?
  20. 20. Conclusion• Digital consumption is the future• Paperless students will become more common• Publishers need to adapt or go the way of the dinosaur – Or Universities will start using iBooks author and do it for you!• Libraries & Institutions need to re-organise their funds to incorporate Apps & more digital content

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