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Apple iPad Disappoints eLearning Industry

Upside Learning

I was looking forward to the Apple iPad even more so as we have been doing good stuff on mobile learning and putting up applications and tools on iPhone as pilots and on a trial basis. The iPad was supposed to be better and bigger than the iPhone, closer to a computer and much more than just a phone. What would I carry an iPad for?

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iPad for eLearning

eFront

I have read several articles about iPad for eLearning and I believe that we are missing the point. Why iPad was created? iPad was not created for supporting eLearning and (or) mLearning instead it was created as a media device that supports books, magazines, newspapers, games, music, video and web access. The answer is simple.

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Very Impressed with the work TechSmith (i.e. Camtasia) is doing on iPad

mLearning Revolution

Something else I have been thinking and blogging about recently is that we are getting closer to a time when we will think ‘mobile-first ’ when developing content, but then I thought why not start thinking about developing right on Tablets, such as the iPad. You can use the built-in microphone on the iPad to narrate the process.

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10 iPad Learning Tools

Ed App

If you’re looking for iPad learning tools for you or your team, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve made it easy to find the best studying tools that create a more engaging, effective, and convenient learning experience, all while using iPads or learning tablets. . iPad Learning Tool #1 – EdApp.

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Transform Your Classroom with Apple

Speaker: Aaron Webb, Jamf

Whether using Macs, iPads, or Apple TV, Apple devices encourage creativity and can simplify teaching with apps to make the classroom more flexible, collaborative and personalized for each student. Apple empowers educators and students by design.

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eLearning on iPads – 10 Bright Ideas

Upside Learning

While exhibiting at ASTD TechKnowledge 2013 and Learning Technologies 2013, we seem to have severely underestimated the interest and demand we would have for our little pocket ready-reckoner on “ eLearning on iPads – 10 Bright Ideas ”!

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Have You mEnabled Your eLearning For iPads?

Upside Learning

Since its launch, back in April 2010, Apple has sold more than 100 million iPads – a mind boggling quantity unmatched and way ahead of any other device manufacturer. A fact supported by the recent news that Barclays, one of the world’s largest banks, has just bought 8,500 iPads for use by their branch staff!

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Technology to Support and Empower Users With Disabilities

From MacBooks to iPads to iPhones and all things in-between, schools around the globe have found that Apple devices’ ease of use, robust design, and thoughtful creative and educational features are absolutely essential in the classroom. There is an increasing global focus on accessibility for students in school.

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Keeping Students Safe and Productive on Devices

Speaker: Aaron Webb, Jamf

Whether they’re using a laptop at home, an iPad in the classroom or a school Mac lab — the internet is often available everywhere. With the ever-evolving classroom, technology has become omnipresent in students’ learning. It’s vital to understand the risks and know how to keep students safe while maximizing technology learning potential.

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Flattening the Distance-Learning Curve with a 1-to-1 iPad Program

This eBook provides guidance on how your school can economically offer a 1-to-1 iPad program. Schools that offered a 1-to-1 technology program were at a distinct advantage over those who couldn’t.