For this Game-Based Learning lunch series workshop, we joined Jane Wright from OSU Extension, along with Dan Rockwell and Jeremy Patterson from the Ohio State Technology Commercialization and Knowledge Transfer office. We got an inside look at how development is progressing for a project to develop Total Animal. Total Animal is a mobile app that digitizes existing content from Ohio 4-H …Read more at the full article: Game-Based Learning Lunch: Teaching About Animals–Total Animal and TCO (5/17/2013)
Tag Archives: mobile devices
Everybody loves free stuff, right? For some reason, hardware and software developers simply love giving away tons of really expensive things—ranging from free software and games to phones, computers, and tablets—in exchange for hardly any work by the lucky recipients. Whenever a huge piece of technology is released to the public, you can bet that …Read more at the full article: Develop apps and earn cool stuff at this weekend’s Microsoft 8 Winter Workshop!
When Adobe announced its new animation tool, Edge Animate, for building interactive motion graphics using web standards that are compatible with mobile, tablet and desktop environments, I was anxious to give it a try.
Adobe Edge Animate is a part of Adobe’s collection of tools and services for creating web sites, enabling designers to create flexible …Read more at the full article: Getting Edgy
1. Designed with the iPad and other tablet computers in mind.
2. Modern and intuitive menus and links.
3. New Course Home page provides faster access to materials.
4. Content area allows instructors to drag-and-drop topics and modules.
5. New Notifications for students, including quiz due dates and grades.
6. Discussion and Dropbox tools provide more control over when students …Read more at the full article: 10 Things About Carmen 10!
Hello, OSU community. Look around you. Now back at the blog. Now around you. Now back at the blog. Sadly, the blog is not all around you, but if you stopped using a desktop computer, or cumbersome laptop, and switched to a mobile device, it would be as though the blog were all around you.
Look …Read more at the full article: The Many Faces of Carmen: the Mobile & Desktop Interface
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) explains that on Veterans Day, we “honor America’s veterans for their patriotism, love of country, and willingness to serve and sacrifice for the common good.” In conjunction with Ohio State’s observation of Veterans Day, and in recognition of the recent opening of Ohio State’s Office of Military and Veterans …Read more at the full article: Mobile and Web Apps Connect Veterans With Much-Deserved Support
Top Hat Monocle is a new generation classroom response system where students participate in class using their own devices. The BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) system offers many features not offered by traditional “clicker” systems, including:
Six different question types to choose from (multiple choice, word response, numeric response, sorting, matching, and click on picture)
Open-ended discussions …Read more at the full article: Top Hat Monocle: Web-based Classroom Response System (11/6/2012)
To: All Ohio State instructors
From: The Digital Union
Re: Apps! Resources! Workshops! –and so much more!
Are you looking for some new ways to enhance your teaching or boost your productivity during Ohio State’s first autumn semester? What follows are highlights of some resources we recommend to help you. Below, I’ll also suggest several …Read more at the full article: Want to be a well-resourced Ohio State instructor? Read on!
When I was thinking about what mobile device apps I might consider my favorites, I felt like I was a kid again being asked what my favorite color was… One week’s response would probably be different from the next. My favorite iPad apps do tend to change often as I’m exploring and testing.
So, without further …Read more at the full article: The Sound of My Favorite Apps
I’ve usually found that people seeking to leverage opportunities for higher productivity are those who drive the adoption and implementation of new technology and work styles in an organization. Given my experience, I was skeptical when I attended an Innovate! presentation given by unit leaders about their perspective on mobile education. Before they began, it …Read more at the full article: Mobile Education: Ohio State Leaders’ Perspectives