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Tablet PCs in academic practice

Lecturer: FLET SciEng
Category: Collaboration and communication, Mobile learning, PD Blog

ACTIVITY– What are the ways that pen and tablet PC technologies can be used in academic practice  

 The GroupMap was introduced as a tool to enable the collective brainstorming of approaches that pen and tablet PC technologies can enable. All participants accessed the tool via their tablet PC’s demonstrating a BYOD classroom. The group collectively generated 71 ideas.  

The map is still open for you to participate! 

To […]

Transforming Teaching with Tablet PCs

Lecturer: FLET SciEng
Category: Collaboration and communication, Mobile learning, PD Blog

In August 2014, the Pen and Tablet PC Community of Practice got together for a workshop entitled Transforming Teaching with Tablet PCs.

The workshop kicked off with a play around on the presenter Wacom tablet. Room 300.217 is a unique venue that is equipped with very large interactive tablet that enables you to augment annotations over anything presented on the screen.

This tablet was used as the main presentation medium alternating with […]

Blackboard Collaborate on Tablet PC’s

Lecturer: FLET SciEng
Faculty:
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Category: Collaboration and communication, Mobile learning, PD Blog

This is a CurtinShared resource.

Date: June 2014

Attendees: Jonathon Paxman, Ian Howard, Chris Rawson, Diana Taylor, Jacqui Kelly, Judy Schrape, Leanne Miller, David Spann (BB Collaborate Manager)

We covered a lot of ground in this workshop, including a spot of FUN!

Workshop resources

Download PowerPoint slides

Collaborate Session recording

Who had used Blackboard Collaborate?

To give some background:

  • 3 of 8 attendees had never used […]

ParticiPoll – BYOD Polling solution

Category: Mobile learning, PD Blog

What is ParticiPoll ?

ParticiPoll is a BYOD polling solution, i.e. it works on the premise that participants (students) respond to the poll via any internet enabled device.

How does polling facilitate learning?

It enables you to gauge student understanding:

  • Pose questions directly related to the content of your unit

You can stimulate student thinking through meaningful questions:

  • With standard MC question types it’s easy to fall back on asking factual questions.

BYOD Polling for student engagement

Category: Mobile learning, Student support

Web based polling tools have rejuvenated audience response technologies, providing a quick and easy way to capture student responses within a teaching space. There is no need to provide each student with a clicker in a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) environment.

Why should you Poll your students?

To capture student responses

  • Poll tools keep a record of responses and can provide statistical reports.

To gauge student understanding:

  • Pose questions directly related to the content of your unit.

To stimulate student thinking through meaningful […]

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