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A snapshot in time

Please feel free to review our posts on the initial impressions of iPad use in higher education at a time when the iPad was considered an emerging technology.
This site will remain online, however The iPad Discovery blog has now transitioned into an archived resource.
 

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iPad 2 camera, iMovie and voice record

I think one of my favorite things that I need to use more with the iPad 2 is the camera.  As a photography instructor teaching to visual people, it’s a powerful tool.  Yesterday I demonstrated to my News Photography students how to operate our Olympus audio recorders (which they use to create audio photo slideshows).  [...]

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Reflections

First, I still feel like I have a lot to learn about maximizing my use of the iPad. Probably the most helpful thing for me is using it as a reader for my textbooks and professional updates. I have a slight vision problem that makes reading printed materials an exercise in various reading glasses and [...]

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Top Ten Reasons to have an IPad

In the spirit of the new year, I have decided it would be appropriate to list the top 10 reasons I love my IPad!
10. It makes me look cool to the students!
9. I am really a geek (and always have been).
8. It is a great way to take [...]

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iPad and thesis defenses

Last week I tried to go paperless to a thesis defense. Then I panicked and printed out parts, only to discover that PDF reader had a new features that allowed me to make notes. I ended up using the iPad the most.
The strange looks I get from colleagues when I use the iPad are [...]

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National Geographic Magazine

I have always been fascinated by National Geographic Magazine.  As a matter of fact, it is one of the reasons I became a photographer.
Recently I renewed my subscription after finding out that they now offer the magazine for the iPad. Although I still love the printed copy, it is amazing what is offered on the [...]

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Productivity over Teaching

I had hoped to use my ipad 2 in the classroom in a more interactive way than has happened this semester. The main issue is the lack of appropriate connections in the rooms I have been using. Next semester I head to the TLC for a class and look forward to seeing how [...]

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Question

I wrote a post and hit publish. It failed because I had not given it a title. I went in and gave it a title and selected publish but it the failed again. I logged out and went back in and made the connection that each time I had gone in I had to update [...]

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Little apps

I am finding “little” apps such as temperature converter, phrase book are the ones I often refer students to. I anticipate that sometime next semester I will pull together a list that I can include in my syllabus.

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Lunch and Learn: Best Classroom iPad Applications

Here is a great opportunity to see how the iPad is enhancing the learning experience. I’ll be there, hope to see you!
By the way, please leave a comment with your favorite apps for the classroom!
Lunch and Learn: Best Classroom iPad Applications
Thursday, Nov. 17, 2011

A panel discussion on the best iPad apps for the classroom [...]

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