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Darren is the Web Content Administrator at the University of Central Oklahoma. He likes blogs, wikis, podcasts, iPhones, Twitter, Facebook and just about any emerging Web 2.0 trend.
By Darren on September 8, 2011
My thanks to Dr. Linda Banks for inviting me to present iPads for Learning in the Technolgy For Teachers class on Thursday. I wanted to share links to the Apps I presented, as well as give you a chance to ask questions. So please leave a comment, I’d be happy to give more details on [...]
By Darren on September 7, 2011
While the iPad takes fantastic video, the upload options are limiting. Using the raw video for a podcast is simply not an option due to the large file size generated by the 720p HD video it shoots. The best option, so far, seems to be recording then editing in iMovie. Once you have it in [...]
By Darren on June 30, 2011
I’ve put together a collections of apps that might be advantageous for those in Leadership courses at UCO. If you have any suggestions for the list, please leave a comment! Apps: AppShopper – Free AppStart for iPad – Free Discovr Apps – $.99 Books: iBooks – Free NOOK – Free Kindle – Free MacWorld iPad [...]
By Darren on June 23, 2011
A good slide show of the many academic used for the iPad. There is a problem with embedding it here, so just visit the original on this Google Apps page.
By Darren on June 17, 2011
I ran across this great video on the Mobile Media Production class in the School of Journalism at Oregon University. Notice the excitement of student journalists as they create for a device that delivers content in a meaningful way to their generation.
By Darren on June 13, 2011
In 2010, the Lessons in Leadership class took a bold step – instead of textbooks all enrolled students would be utilizing an iPad in class. In partnership with the Office of Information Technology, Jarrett Jobe, Executive Director of Student Leadership at UCO planned the class to take advantage of the mobile functions offered by the [...]
By Darren on June 2, 2011
Today in Dr. Mark Jones’ class “iPad Strategies: Staying Organized and Productive on the Go” I decided to experiment with the iPad 2′s built-in video recorder. I wondered: Could I successfully record it as a down-n-dirty vodcast (video podcast)? What video format would it be in? How would I get the video file out of [...]
By Darren on May 19, 2011
Many iPad users have discovered AppShopper.com is a great way to discover new apps. But did you know you can use it to save you money? Read on for the scoop…
By Darren on May 12, 2011
If you are too busy to visit the iPad Discovery blog every day, and still want to read up on the iPad Academy, I’ve got an easy solution for you! Use Outlook! All you need to do is add the iPad Academy posts RSS feed to Outlook, and you can get their updates alongside your [...]
By Darren on April 27, 2011
Be sure to add the official UCO Mobile App to your iPhone, iPod Touch and/or iPad! This is a great app that provides you with the latest campus news, events, athletics, weather and more. And don’t miss the Broncho Bell! Because everybody needs more cowbell! Click here to find out more for direct links the [...]
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