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Mobile Computing in Education

In news on April 25, 2011 at 3:37 pm

Two fantastic free online conferences this week. Add these to your calendar for some enlightening perspectives on technology in the classroom:

1. Educause’s Mobile Computing 5-Day Spring

http://www.educause.edu/resources/mobile

Monday to Friday, April 25th to 29th, online

Different speakers everyday – the recorded archive will be available each afternoon around 3pm.

Follow the ongoing conversation on Twitter at http://twitter.com/#%21/search/%23EDUSprint

2. Apple’s Academix 2011

http://www.apple.com/education/academix/

Friday, April 29th from 10am to 3pm; stop and go in Heelan 143 to see the presentations streaming live

Featuring 8 different speakers from different universities, presenting their findings in using iPads and other technologies in the classroom.

Merry Spring, everyone!

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Online Collaboration Tools

In notes on October 22, 2010 at 2:12 pm

Let’s Talk met on October 12th for a discussion over online collaboration tools.  Much of the discussion centered on file sharing and communicating.  What do we mean by collaboration tools?  Here are a few scenarios:

Faculty at the Chroncile’s Prof Hacker blog gave several examples of how they’re using online tools in the classroom.

Archaeologists at Pompeii are using mobile apps on their iPads to take field notes and share information across the dig.

Uses on campus … Read the rest of this entry »