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iPad Training for Forestry
Students 2014
Welcome to iPad for Dummies | Flickr - Photo Sharing! : taken from -
http://www.f...
• Support throughout the semester from the
Centre for Innovation and Excellence in
Learning (Building 305 Room 511)
Ongoin...
Power and data cable
Interacting with the iPad: Gestures
Touch Gesture Reference Guide by Luke W
licensed under Creative Commons BY- NC-SA
http...
Interacting with the iPad: Keyboard
Options:
• Full or split
keyboard
• Docked or
floating
Press and hold keyboard
key for...
Other inputs and sensors
• M7 motion co-processor
• Global positioning system (GPS) sensor
• Proximity sensor
• Ambient li...
Use a passcode for security
• For better security, you can set a
passcode that must be entered each time
you turn on or wa...
Keep your iPad up to date!
• It is essential you keep your iPad software up
to date
– You should get a notification when n...
Connecting to VIU wireless
Connecting to VIU wireless
Built-in Apps
http://www.apple.com/ipad-mini/built-in-apps/
Apple App Store
• Use the App Store to
browse, purchase,
and download apps
designed for iOS
• Your instructors
have recomm...
Also keep your apps up to date!
• The App Store app icon
will notify you when you
have updates for installed
apps
• Within...
Working with Apps
Opening Applications
Close Applications
Deleting Applications:
Tap on the X to delete the
application
Op...
Search your iPad
• Drag down the middle
of any home screen to
reveal the search field
• Search for documents,
apps, contac...
Control Centre
Swipe up from the bottom of screen to access Control Centre
Lock screen
orientation
Airplane
mode
WIFI
Blue...
Multitasking
• Double tap your
home button to enter
multitasking
• Swipe between open
applications window
tap to enter
app...
VIULearn and the Forestry Portal
https://d2l.viu.ca/d2l/home/6873
Tips and tricks
• Use your camera, to capture
whiteboard writings, pictures of
work done in class, pictures from
the field...
Ideas for teaching with tablets
Level 1
Shared
projection
Level 2
Annotation
Level 3
Capturing
progression
Level 4
Collabo...
Level 1: Shared projection
DEMOfocus Mobile Technologies, Part 1 - Mediaspectrum, Inc. | Flickr - Photo
Sharing! : taken f...
Level 2: Annotation
IMG_4825 | Flickr - Photo Sharing! : taken from -
http://www.flickr.com/photos/21507031@N04/492
456107...
Level 3: Capturing progression
• Can record on screen movements and audio with screen
recorder such as Educreations or Scr...
Level 4: Collaboration
• Create, share, brainstorm and edit documents
Google Docs Microsoft Office
Mobile
Dropbox
Forestry iPad Project
• Reduce textbook purchase costs for
students: students will be offered
free and/or openly licensed ...
This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike
2.5 Canada License. To view a copy of this license...
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Basic iPad Training Session for VIU Forestry Students

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Broad overview of the iPad and basic device management for students entering a program which requires the iPad. iPads were selected to:
- Reduce textbook purchase costs for students: students will be offered free and/or openly licensed digital textbooks access through the device.
- Mirror industry standard practices from the field: iPads are emerging as industry standard device for the collection of data in the field.
- Enable collaborative learning in the classroom: allow students to use iPads for group work in class and share projector.

Screenshots are from iOS7.

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Basic iPad Training Session for VIU Forestry Students

  1. 1. iPad Training for Forestry Students 2014 Welcome to iPad for Dummies | Flickr - Photo Sharing! : taken from - http://www.flickr.com/photos/26646199@N05/6986804413/ Author: Wouter de Bruijn http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/deed.en the iOS family pile (2012) | Flickr - Photo Sharing! : taken from - http://www.flickr.com/photos/blakespot/6860486028/ Author: blakespot http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/deed.en Twitter on iPad | Flickr - Photo Sharing! : taken from - http://www.flickr.com/photos/pennwic/8254681239/lightbox/ Author: Weigle Information Commons http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.0/deed.en Prepared by: Michael Paskevicius Learning Technologies Application Developer Centre for Innovation and Excellence in Learning Vancouver Island University
  2. 2. • Support throughout the semester from the Centre for Innovation and Excellence in Learning (Building 305 Room 511) Ongoing research • Invitation to participate in surveys throughout the year to feedback on experience • Invitation to feedback in interviews to share your experience Overview of the year ahead
  3. 3. Power and data cable
  4. 4. Interacting with the iPad: Gestures Touch Gesture Reference Guide by Luke W licensed under Creative Commons BY- NC-SA http://static.lukew.com/TouchGestureGuide.pdf
  5. 5. Interacting with the iPad: Keyboard Options: • Full or split keyboard • Docked or floating Press and hold keyboard key for options
  6. 6. Other inputs and sensors • M7 motion co-processor • Global positioning system (GPS) sensor • Proximity sensor • Ambient light sensor • 3-axis Accelerometer • 3-axis Gyroscope • Digital compass • Dual microphone
  7. 7. Use a passcode for security • For better security, you can set a passcode that must be entered each time you turn on or wake up iPad. • Go to Settings > Passcode and set a 4- digit passcode. • Do not forget your passcode, or you will have to reset your device!
  8. 8. Keep your iPad up to date! • It is essential you keep your iPad software up to date – You should get a notification when new software is released. – You can also check Settings -> General -> Software Update
  9. 9. Connecting to VIU wireless
  10. 10. Connecting to VIU wireless
  11. 11. Built-in Apps http://www.apple.com/ipad-mini/built-in-apps/
  12. 12. Apple App Store • Use the App Store to browse, purchase, and download apps designed for iOS • Your instructors have recommended a variety of apps useful in this program
  13. 13. Also keep your apps up to date! • The App Store app icon will notify you when you have updates for installed apps • Within the app store you can view apps with available updates and view changes to the app
  14. 14. Working with Apps Opening Applications Close Applications Deleting Applications: Tap on the X to delete the application Opening Applications • Tap the app icon on the home screen • Press the home button to return to the home screen Deleting Applications- •Touch and hold the application icon until it wiggles and an X appears. Tap the X to delete the application • Important: Deleting an application from iPad also deletes the documents and data created by the application
  15. 15. Search your iPad • Drag down the middle of any home screen to reveal the search field • Search for documents, apps, contacts, etc.
  16. 16. Control Centre Swipe up from the bottom of screen to access Control Centre Lock screen orientation Airplane mode WIFI Bluetooth Do not disturb mode Screen brightness Set timer Access camera Access AirPlay Access AirDrop Control media playback + volume
  17. 17. Multitasking • Double tap your home button to enter multitasking • Swipe between open applications window tap to enter application • Swipe applications up to close
  18. 18. VIULearn and the Forestry Portal https://d2l.viu.ca/d2l/home/6873
  19. 19. Tips and tricks • Use your camera, to capture whiteboard writings, pictures of work done in class, pictures from the field • Take a screenshot (press home and power button together) • Invert screen colours when in direct sunlight (under General -> Accessibility)
  20. 20. Ideas for teaching with tablets Level 1 Shared projection Level 2 Annotation Level 3 Capturing progression Level 4 Collaboration
  21. 21. Level 1: Shared projection DEMOfocus Mobile Technologies, Part 1 - Mediaspectrum, Inc. | Flickr - Photo Sharing! : taken from - http://www.flickr.com/photos/9025932@N08/4990316169/Author: The DEMO Conference http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.0/deed.en Projecting a tablet device Tethered: • iPad to VGA adapter Untethered: • Apple TV / Wifi • Wireless projectors 7 Things you should know about Projecting from Mobile Devices http://net.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/ELI7082.pdf Photo Credit: _zand licensed with creativecommons
  22. 22. Level 2: Annotation IMG_4825 | Flickr - Photo Sharing! : taken from - http://www.flickr.com/photos/21507031@N04/492 4561077/ Author: Stanford EdTech http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc- nd/2.0/deed.en MS2011 iPad Handout | Flickr - Photo Sharing! : taken from - http://www.flickr.com/photos/21507031@N04/609 8154966/ Author: Stanford EdTech http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc- nd/2.0/deed.en Notetaking Apps for Ipad In general will allow you to: • Capture handwriting and text for note taking • Annotate PDF and images then save and export as PNG/PDF via email, Dropbox, Evernote, Google Drive • Some apps allow collaborative note taking and document creation UPad App Evernote
  23. 23. Level 3: Capturing progression • Can record on screen movements and audio with screen recorder such as Educreations or Screenchomp Educreations Screenchomp Adobe Voice • Turn your tablet into a document camera Belkin Stage
  24. 24. Level 4: Collaboration • Create, share, brainstorm and edit documents Google Docs Microsoft Office Mobile Dropbox
  25. 25. Forestry iPad Project • Reduce textbook purchase costs for students: students will be offered free and/or openly licensed digital textbooks • Mirror industry standard practices from the field: iPads is industry standard device for the collection of data in the field • Enable collaborative learning in the classroom: allow students to use iPads for group work in class and share projector iPad Investigation - Field Mapping on an iPad 2 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/megstewart/6744596697/) / CC BY-SA 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/) http://www2.viu.ca/forestry/ChairsWelcome.asp
  26. 26. This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.5 Canada License. To view a copy of this license, visit http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5/ca/ Prepared by: Michael Paskevicius Learning Technologies Application Developer Centre for Innovation and Excellence in Learning michael.paskevicus@viu.ca Follow me: http://twitter.com/mpaskevi Blog: http://wordpress.viu.ca/edtechdev/ Presentations: http://www.slideshare.net/mpaskevi

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