College of Education & Human Services

Archived Agendas

December 2010 Pre-Developed Tools

  • Are there enough pertinent applications and tools for what we teach for students to use in the classroom and beyond? 
  • Research tools available in Apple's App store
  • Research availability and use of Interactive Websites
  • Review other application providers such as Modality,etc. 

November 2010 ETextbooks and Devices such as the iPad

  • Overview of Textbooks in Education - Videos from HMH Fuse, CourseSmart, Inkling, and others
  • Demonstration of Books and Publishers including, CourseSmart, Inkling, Follett, and Penguin
  • Creating a free eBook with ePubBud
  • Faculty Innovators share their research on their own course textbooks in Etext format. 

October 2010 Basic Uses for Faculty and Teachers

  • Using the iPad for annotations and grading papers. Discussion of available apps advantages and disadvantages and considerations of tools such as Google Documents. 
  • Presenting from the iPad. Using the iPad VGA cable to present your lectures with and without purchased apps. Will discuss Photos, Videos, PowerPoint Presentations, and Keynote. 
  • Using student polling for routine classroom management and more!
  • Completing observations and forms on the iPad. Can it be done? What app makes it possible? 
  • Visit our Twitter Feed for a listing of Apps that were shared and discussed: 

September 2010 Getting to Know the iPad

  • Examine and discuss advantages and disadvantages to size and functionality for faculty and students.
  • Receive hands-on training to familiarize us with the main features and functions or our iPads.
  • Familiarize ourselves with Edmodo our mobile friendly course-management area.
  • Share our discoveries with you via VoiceThreads and Twitter!
  • Share our program plans  at the 2nd Annual MCAD in the WIU Malpass Library!