Social Networking Among Academics

"So, . . . we continue to believe that the pervasive use of mobile devices for learning--in and out of the classroom--is the most exciting challenge for higher education in the 21st century." ---Dr. Scott Perkins, ACU

Professional interest groups share
Professional development
Coordinating projects

Visual ArtsiPod Touch

Photos
Art projects
Access databases

Assistive Technology

Recording notes, speech-to-text
Audiobooks
Listening to lectures and readings Speech aids: text-to-speech

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class assignments

iPads

"With a simple and easy to use app I am able to connect with my students during my lecture and make sure that they are truly understanding the lecture material. They appreciate the immediacy of our connection and so do I." ---E.G., Biological Sciences

Audio
Multimedia
Pre-class or supplemental materials
Syllabus, administrative information
Exercises
Evaluations

Presentationipod touch

Did you know that you can project slides or show documents or project webpage content during class using your iPad or iPod Touch? Control is in your hands.

student materials
lecture materials

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research

California Digital Library Mobile Device User Research Project (2010) : “Most interviewees did not want to do actual academic research on their mobile devices. Despite this there was still interest in having the option to access library databases, catalogues and resources from mobile devices.”

Facilitating field studies
Record Interviews
Library databases, catalogues

invitation to take survey 2011