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BYOT: Why We Took The Plunge


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BYOT: Why We Took The Plunge

  1. 1. BYOT<br />Why We Took The Plunge<br />JD Ferries-Rowe, CIO<br />Jen LaMaster, Director of Faculty Development<br />
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  3. 3. Infrastructure<br />2:1 Student:computer ratio<br />Stable wireless throughout building<br />Online learning environment 100% faculty/student usage<br />Faculty <br />Comfortable with technology (1:1 Lenovo tablet PC)<br />Student<br />Outpaced low-end options<br />IT Department<br />User driven<br />Context<br />
  4. 4. So we surveyed users…<br />Faculty <br />Student<br />Access to file storage<br />Increased student access to tech during school day (2:1 not enough)<br />Access to specialized software & hardware used<br />Device in hand of every student<br />Clear expectations and policies<br />Access to wireless on personal devices<br />Files accessed from home<br />Student email<br />More open filter<br />Laptop borrowing system<br />More areas for group work/collaboration<br />OS and browser choice<br />
  5. 5. Assesslearning objective<br />Evaluate possible resources/tools to achieve objective<br />Use resources/tools to meet objective<br />It’s not about the nouns… it’s about the verbs.<br />
  6. 6. Experience<br />
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  8. 8. Reflection<br />
  9. 9. Use<br />What it looks like…<br />
  10. 10. Open dialogue with CFO on needs based technology<br />Teacher/student demands continue to increase<br />Positioning lesson plan options to open access (nouns vs verbs)<br />Evaluation<br />
  11. 11. Contact<br />Jen LaMaster <br />JD Ferries-Rowe<br /><br />@40ishoracle<br />+jenlamaster<br />Skype: brebeufjesuit<br /><br />@jdferries<br />+jdferries<br />