There are many ways educators have used iPads in education and research. Below are a few ways others have used iPads. The links are to external resources for more ideas.
- Use multiple iPads for a single collaborative project in the field, clinic, and classroom.
- Create a mini-textbook in Apple Pages, iBook Author.
- Edit a Keynote presentation and deliver your lectures with the iPad.
- Evaluate Apple’s VoiceOver assistive technology for the accessiblity of its iBooks application.
- Evaluate an eTextbook or discipline specific apps in your subject area.
- Explore iPad for small group collaboration.
- Use an iPad to serve as a mobile platform for gathering data.
- Reimagine thinking on gis mobility, space, and technology can affect, teaching, learning, interaction, and research.
- Create a set of ipad resources, apps or references, that would be useful for your courses.
- Explore how this can be used when traveling to access maps, resources, and journaling.
- Use the native accelerometers to record and analyze movement.
- Collect and annotate and give back student work directly through Sakai on an iPad.
- Capture student presentations for evaluation and review.
- Brainstorm using iPad as a tool.
- Create lecture podcasts.
- Use iPad to photograph students, tag the image to learn their names.