Bringing it all together and moving forward This is the final in a series of six posts about LEaD’s investigations into introducing wireless collaboration technologies to City learning spaces. It covers lessons learned so far from investigating this new technology, thoughts on what mobile learning can bring to HE, and what the next steps are…Continue Reading Teaching and Learning, Wirelessly
Towards Wireless Collaboration
The journey so far towards wireless collaboration at City This is the second in a series of six posts about LEaD’s investigations into introducing wireless collaboration technologies to City learning spaces. It covers the rise of smartphones and mobile devices, increasing demand at City for integration of mobile devices within learning spaces, and how LEaD…Continue Reading Towards Wireless Collaboration
Sketches for a Smart Campus
1/ Been collecting some thoughts on the #intelligentcampus (or #smartcampus, for character brevity) for @JISC’s #codesign16. #learningspaces — Dom Pates (@dompates) November 23, 2016 A few weeks ago, I noticed on Twitter that JISC was asking for contributions on the subject of ‘the intelligent campus’ (or, ‘the smart campus’, as it’s also known). I’ve been…Continue Reading Sketches for a Smart Campus
A free new book on teaching and learning with smartphones and tablets out now!
Are you looking for innovative ideas to make better use of the devices your students bring to class? If you are thinking about how to teach and learn with smart devices, then this new book is full of practical ideas! Smart Learning published by the Media Enhanced Learning Group, is about teaching and learning with…Continue Reading A free new book on teaching and learning with smartphones and tablets out now!
Giving iPads to students: crazy, genius or both? A three year retrospective
Three years ago in July 2010 shortly after the worldwide launch of the iPad1 the University of Minnesota hit the press for announcing that they would be providing all 450 first year students in their school of education with iPads. This quickly made national and then international news. Three years on they are still providing…Continue Reading Giving iPads to students: crazy, genius or both? A three year retrospective
Twitter in the University Classroom: Live-Tweeting During Lectures
My second blog post reflecting on teaching innovations of 2012 is dedicated to my use of Twitter during one undergraduate module in the year just passed. My original intention, in embedding a Twitter widget within one of my Moodle pages, was merely to issue the occasional message to students to aid communication of, for instance,…Continue Reading Twitter in the University Classroom: Live-Tweeting During Lectures
Bring Your Own Device (BYOD): How Staff are Responding to the Mobile Technologies Their Students Bring With Them to Class
The end of the year yields an opportune time to reflect upon various teaching innovations that have been discussed, written about, and presented earlier in the year, but which have not yet been included on the Educational Vignettes website. In this, the first of a series of end-of-year posts, I offer some thumbnail sketches of…Continue Reading Bring Your Own Device (BYOD): How Staff are Responding to the Mobile Technologies Their Students Bring With Them to Class