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  1. 1. Using iPads to Support ESOL Chris Barber and Kathy Boyer Jisc Regional Support Centre for Yorkshire and Humber www.jiscrsc.ac.uk/YH Go to View > Header & Footer to edit www.jisc.ac.uk/rsc December 7, 2013 | slide 1 RSCs – Stimulating and supporting innovation in learning
  2. 2. Purpose of the session  To introduce some iPad apps and features and also some websites to support ESOL teaching  Hands on and discussion as to how these might be useful in your own teaching and learning December 7, 2013 | slide 2
  3. 3. Context www.jiscrsc.ac.uk/YH December 7, 2013 | slide 3
  4. 4. Why iPads  Accessibility features  Quality Controlled Apps – 0ver 800,000 at the last count  Can be used as a personal device or as an institutional device  Easy to set up and use December 7, 2013 | slide 4
  5. 5. Why iPads  Can be used to support and extend learning  To show videos, podcasts, e-books and electronic book, (as well as take and show photographs)  To find information  To speak information  To record voice and video  To use in the classroom for quick quizzes to test understanding  ….and so on December 7, 2013 | slide 5
  6. 6. Why iPads Question Can you think of a “typical” ESOL student and give some examples of the kind of problems that they may encounter? December 7, 2013 | slide 6
  7. 7. Using iPads to Support Learning December 7, 2013 | slide 7
  8. 8. Web solutions – QRStuff.Com http://www.qrstuff.com/ http://blog.dundee.ac.uk/acc essibility/2011/10/qr-codesand-accessibility/ December 7, 2013 | slide 8
  9. 9. Web solutions – QRVoice.Net www.qrvoice.net December 7, 2013 | slide 9
  10. 10. Web solutions – Robobraille.org December 7, 2013 | slide 10
  11. 11. Voice Recording and Playback Simple voice recorders and text to speech readers December 7, 2013 | slide 11
  12. 12. Creativity Various apps which allow you to create movies, ebooks, create blogs, read QR codes or create photo diaries and talk to a cat and have it talk back to you! December 7, 2013 | slide 12
  13. 13. Productivity Vary from quiz makers, speech to text, recorders with bookmarks, “cloud” saving apps and an app for saving useful bits of websites! December 7, 2013 | slide 13
  14. 14. Drawing Much as the title implies! Skitch can save to EverNote and the others have various degrees of sophistication! December 7, 2013 | slide 14
  15. 15. Sharing Information MS Office emulators and the real thing plus apps for sharing writing and drawings and potentially creating entire lessons! December 7, 2013 | slide 15
  16. 16. Reference Some ESOL based apps and some general information giving apps December 7, 2013 | slide 16
  17. 17. Contact c.p.barber@leeds.ac.uk k.boyer@leeds.ac.uk http://www.jiscrsc.ac.uk/YH support@rsc-yh.ac.uk December 7, 2013 | slide 17

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