Two members of the Ohio State community have been selected to join the Apple Distinguished Educator (ADE) program class of 2013. Dr. Matthew Stolzfus of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry and Michael Hofherr, associate vice president for distance education and eLearning, have been invited to join the Apple community of educators because of their commitment to …Read more at the full article: Two Apple Distinguished Educators Named at Ohio State
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The iPad just celebrated its third birthday! Apple’s tablet computer has dramatically changed how people are accessing information and creating content via mobile technology. While the iPad has done amazingly well for Apple in the consumer market, it has also been equally successful, if not more so, in the world of education. The iPad provides …Read more at the full article: Digital First Impact Grant
Armed with iPads as data collection tools, undergraduate City and Regional Planning students are working together to develop a facilities master plan for the College of Engineering.
The studio course — CRP 4910: Realizing the Plan — taught by Professor Jennifer Evans Cowley and Lecturer Jason Sudy, is designed to provide students with the opportunity to …Read more at the full article: iPads Used for City and Regional Planning
In Dr. Cynthia Dassler’s classes, students are using iPads to complete assignments in new ways. This semester, Dr. Dassler is teaching Organismal Diversity, EEOB 3320. She also taught a 7-week course, Ohio Plants, EEOB 2210, at the beginning of the semester. In both classes she has implemented iPads in student-driven activities to enhance and support …Read more at the full article: Biology Students Use iPads in the Classroom and in the Field
In my previous post, I described our run-on sentence fragment of a mission: “To pilot a dynamic and engaging Introduction to Global Public Health e-textbook embedded within an innovative, student-centered teaching model for the 21st century.” Part of this student-centered teaching model involves hiring student workers to help build the textbook of the future. This …Read more at the full article: The Saga Continues: The Heroes’ Adventure
For the first forum of the Digital First initiative our goal was to initiate a conversation about teaching and learning in the digital era and what OSU’s response should be to emerging technologies and opportunities. Dr. Matt Stolzfus spoke to the transformative potential of learning technologies in the classroom and beyond. I focused on the …Read more at the full article: Digital First Faculty Open Forum: Digital Teaching and Learning Landscape
I recently heard about SkyDrive, the data storage feature that now comes standard with Microsoft Outlook and Buckeyemail email accounts. By simply clicking the “office” dropdown menu on the outlook email website, you can access the SkyDrive web app, which gives each user 7 GB of free internet storage (much more impressive than Dropbox’s 1 …Read more at the full article: Edit Microsoft Office Documents on Your iPad Using SkyDrive for Buckeye Mail
Are emerging technologies affecting your instruction? Do you wonder what others at OSU are doing? Would you like to participate in dialogues about digital learning, Massive Open Online Courses, flipped classrooms, and the pedagogy behind these approaches?
Join the Digital First faculty fellows for a Faculty Open Forum, Wednesday, October 24 (5:15pm – 6:15pm, MP1000) to …Read more at the full article: Digital First: Faculty Open Forum – Wednesday 10/24, 5:15 pm
Apple’s iTunes U gives learners a convenient podcast style experience with vetted instructors at the university level. There is a wealth of information, and it is not exclusive to Apple customers. TunesViewer is a free app for Android that allows users to browse content in iTunes U.
The democratization of content allows great instructors to reach more …Read more at the full article: iTunes U on Android
Mobile Users: There’s now an even easier way to connect wirelessly on campus with the new OSU Wireless Setup application. With this simple application you’ll no longer need to manually configure the correct security and encryption settings, or download a utility file from an OCIO knowledge base article to connect to OSU Wireless. It’s available in the …Read more at the full article: OSU Wireless Setup Apps for iOS and Android