iExtension:How specialist, staff, andagents are utilizingthe iPad  Emily L. Tipton                 David A. Yates     IT S...
Our Goals  o Share how we got started  o Discuss our support & educational plans  o Share our user’s thoughts & examples  ...
Getting Started              • A casual conversation in                Auburn, AL                  – Exploring SmartBoard ...
Getting Started                       • iPad Team Identified                        – Lead Regional IT Specialists     Rya...
Getting Started                  #5
User Support               • Training                – Extension Conference                  November 2010                ...
User Support               • Training                – Future                  •   Lunch and Learn Sessions               ...
User Support               • Recommended Core Apps                – Productivity                                     #8
User Support               • Recommended Core Apps                – Educational, Social Media,                  and a few ...
User Support               • Community of Practice                 LISTSERV                 – User Tips                 – ...
iPads in the field               • Mobile office               • Whiteboard               • Professional development      ...
iPads in the field: Survey Results                                           52.6%           iPad                         ...
How many hours/day do you use iPad?                   5    < 1 hr.                               16  1 - 2 hrs.  2 - 5 hrs...
Has your iPad usage changed?                                  62.2%      Increased     Decreased    10.8%Stayed the same  ...
Time spent on iPad                Not at All 0 – 10%   10 – 20% 20 – 30%   40 – 50%   60 – 70%Web Browsing                ...
How many apps have you downloaded?                    15.8%      50+                            18.4%  20 to 50  10 to 20 ...
How many of apps have you paid for?            2.6%     50+            2.6% 20 to 50 10 to 20          10.5%  6 to 10     ...
How many apps use regularly            (other than pre-installed)?    50+           2.6%20 to 5010 to 20                 1...
iPads in the field                         State Meat ID Team                         http://www.youtube.com/watch?       ...
iPads in the field                            State Meat ID TeamWhat it took:• One iPad (volunteer  leader) and one iPod  ...
iPads in the field                               Academic Conference                               http://www.youtube.com/...
iPads in the fieldT                    Academic Conference                         Figwee Portion Explorer                ...
iPads in the field                          Academic ConferenceWhat it took:• Two creative and open  minded specialist• Tw...
iPads in the fieldJanie Burneyhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qzinQD2ZJqsDwight Lovedayhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aAxJF...
iPads in the field                           IT ProfessionalsWhat it took:• An all in philosophy• Open minded  approach• L...
?         Discussion         Questions        Suggestions    How are you using it?
Thanks for coming!Emily L. Tipton           David A. YatesIT Specialist             Extension Area Specialist – ITAnimal S...
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Title: iExtension: How Specialists and Agents are Utilizing the iPad

Abstract: We rely on technology daily to help us fulfill responsibility and accomplish our professional goals; however, technology is ever changing, always offering new gadgets and gizmos. As part of the land grant mission, Extension has traditionally embraced new advances in agricultural, but is sometimes tentative to try new computer technology in the job place. Apple’s release of the iPad not only combines the newest software application technology, but packages it in a revolutionary touch-based user interface surely to change how we compute. The iPad offers a cost-effective option for staying in-touch and conducting basic tasks, in addition, to providing a stylish new way to expand your use of technology. Join us as we share what the iPad offers and how UT Extension county and state professionals are utilizing this new, emerging technology to benefit us and our programs.

Lead Presenter: Emily Tipton, University of Tennessee, Animal Science

Additional Presenters: David Yates, UT Extension, University of Tennessee

Descriptors: Extension and Outreach, Information Technology - Teaching and Learning, Working Differently, iPad

Date: Sunday, June 12
Room: Conference B, Camtasia Room
Time: 9:45 am
Session Length: 45-minute

Published in: Education, Technology
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iExtension: How specialist, staff, and agents are utilizing the iPad acenetc 2011

  1. 1. iExtension:How specialist, staff, andagents are utilizingthe iPad Emily L. Tipton David A. Yates IT Specialist Extension Area Specialist – IT Animal Science Eastern RegionUniversity of Tennessee University of Tennessee Extension etipton@utk.edu dyates@utk.edu @ELTipton @davidyates #1
  2. 2. Our Goals o Share how we got started o Discuss our support & educational plans o Share our user’s thoughts & examples o Hear your experiences #2
  3. 3. Getting Started • A casual conversation in Auburn, AL – Exploring SmartBoard options – Developed initial proposal draft • Supportive Extension Administration #3
  4. 4. Getting Started • iPad Team Identified – Lead Regional IT Specialists Ryan Heady Central Region Cristina Martinez – AS IT Specialist Central Region Cam Philbeck Eastern Region • Pilot Program Developed Emily L. Tipton Animal Science Shawn Towater – Select Administrators Western Region David Yates Eastern Region – Department – Region – County #4
  5. 5. Getting Started #5
  6. 6. User Support • Training – Extension Conference November 2010 • Well attended • 1/3 total staff – Repeat for Eastern Region December 2010 – Homefront to Heartland April 2011 – Numerous one-on-one sessions #6
  7. 7. User Support • Training – Future • Lunch and Learn Sessions • In-service training • Lesson Plans • Homegrown Apps? – Reporting – 4-H Records – eLearning – Existing Content #7
  8. 8. User Support • Recommended Core Apps – Productivity #8
  9. 9. User Support • Recommended Core Apps – Educational, Social Media, and a few fun ones App Procurement? #9
  10. 10. User Support • Community of Practice LISTSERV – User Tips – App Reviews – Article Reviews – Peer Project Sharing • http://bit.ly/l3cIaK
  11. 11. iPads in the field • Mobile office • Whiteboard • Professional development • Social media manager • Judging Trips* • Academic Conference* #11
  12. 12. iPads in the field: Survey Results 52.6% iPad 47.4% iPad 2 3G model 45.9% Subscribe to 3G 44.0% N=38
  13. 13. How many hours/day do you use iPad? 5 < 1 hr. 16 1 - 2 hrs. 2 - 5 hrs. 15 5 - 8 hrs. 1 > 8 hrs. 1
  14. 14. Has your iPad usage changed? 62.2% Increased Decreased 10.8%Stayed the same 27.0%
  15. 15. Time spent on iPad Not at All 0 – 10% 10 – 20% 20 – 30% 40 – 50% 60 – 70%Web Browsing 31.6 % 23.7 %Email 23.7 % 15.8 %Social Media 20.7 % 27.6 %Presentations 38.7 % 32.3 %News Readers 25 % 18.8 %Other apps 19.4 % 22.2 %
  16. 16. How many apps have you downloaded? 15.8% 50+ 18.4% 20 to 50 10 to 20 15.8% 6 to 10 26.3% 1 to 5 15.8% None 7.9%
  17. 17. How many of apps have you paid for? 2.6% 50+ 2.6% 20 to 50 10 to 20 10.5% 6 to 10 18.4% 1 to 5 42.1% None 23.7%
  18. 18. How many apps use regularly (other than pre-installed)? 50+ 2.6%20 to 5010 to 20 15.8% 6 to 10 21.1% 1 to 5 52.6% None 7.9%
  19. 19. iPads in the field State Meat ID Team http://www.youtube.com/watch? v=ZFlGCGdCXO4&feature=youtu.be Dr. Dwight Loveday Meat Science 4-H Youth Development Dwight Loveday 2 (:58)
  20. 20. iPads in the field State Meat ID TeamWhat it took:• One iPad (volunteer leader) and one iPod Touch• Existing study material slide deck• Van Time = Study Time
  21. 21. iPads in the field Academic Conference http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bVB6XUpy0ls Dr. Janie Burney Family Economics Specialist Family and Consumer Science Janie Burney 1 (2:19)
  22. 22. iPads in the fieldT Academic Conference Figwee Portion Explorer $1.99
  23. 23. iPads in the field Academic ConferenceWhat it took:• Two creative and open minded specialist• Twelve, 32 GB wi-fi only• App tryouts• Set up one, sync the others• Slight reworking of existing activities http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LFsxufu_5mI Dwight Loveday 1 (1:32)
  24. 24. iPads in the fieldJanie Burneyhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qzinQD2ZJqsDwight Lovedayhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aAxJFiuOHa4
  25. 25. iPads in the field IT ProfessionalsWhat it took:• An all in philosophy• Open minded approach• Lots of app testing
  26. 26. ? Discussion Questions Suggestions How are you using it?
  27. 27. Thanks for coming!Emily L. Tipton David A. YatesIT Specialist Extension Area Specialist – ITAnimal Science Eastern RegionUniversity of Tennessee University of Tennessee Extensionetipton@utk.edu dyates@utk.edu@ELTipton @davidyates
  28. 28. Discussion Points

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