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Transforming Learning with IPods

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Title

Transforming Learning with IPods 

 

Date and Time

April 30, 2011

10:00-10:50 am

 

Description

Learn how iPod touch can be used across the curriculum for productivity, creativity, and multimedia production. Explore how these mobile devices can engage 21st century learners, facilitate cloud computing, and build collaborative research environments.  Discover apps and other resources for multiple age levels and content areas. Bring your iPod touch, iPhone or iPad for an interactive experience.

 

Presenters

Kerry Forsythe

Sandy Johnson

 

IPod Touch 

 

 

Apps Built In 

Calendar

Notes

Maps

Face Time

Camera

PhotoBooth

iTunes

Photos

Safari

Assistive Settings Restriction Settings

IPod Touch

Wireless

  • 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi (802.11n 2.4GHz only)
  • Bluetooth® 2.1 + EDR

Audio

  • Audio formats supported: AAC (8 to 320 Kbps), Protected AAC (from iTunes Store), HE-AAC, MP3 (8 to 320 Kbps), MP3 VBR, Audible (formats 2, 3, 4, Audible Enhanced Audio, AAX, and AAX+), Apple Lossless, AIFF, and WAV

Camera, Photos, and Video

  • Video recording, HD (720p) up to 30 frames per second with audio; still photos (960 x 720) with back camera
  • VGA-quality photos and video up to 30 frames per second with the front camera
  • Photo and video geo tagging over Wi-Fi 

Video

  • H.264 video up to 720p, 30 frames per second, Main Profile level 3.1 with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats
  • MPEG-4 video, up to 2.5 Mbps, 640 by 480 pixels, 30 frames per second, Simple Profile with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps per channel, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats
  • Motion JPEG (M-JPEG) up to 35 Mbps, 1280 by 720 pixels, 30 frames per second, audio in ulaw, PCM stereo audio in .avi file format

Languages

  • English (U.S.), English (UK), French (France), German, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Dutch, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese (Brazil), Portuguese (Portugal), Danish, Swedish, Finnish, Norwegian, Korean, Japanese, Russian, Polish, Turkish, Ukrainian, Hungarian, Arabic, Thai, Czech, Greek, Hebrew, Indonesian, Malay, Romanian, Slovak, Croatian, Catalan, and Vietnamese

 

 

Collaboration

 

Mindmeister

Concept mapping

37 Signals Campfire

Group chat tool that lets you set up password-protected chat rooms

Facebook

Stay connected and share information

Dropbox 

Shares photos, docs, and videos between devices and computer

Whiteboard Lite

Collaborative drawing board

Creativity

 

Splice

Splice together HD photos and videos in a simple way.  Add music tracks, sound effects, transitions, borders, effects, trim video and audio

*StoryKit

Create an electronic storybook with text, images, and voice

Doodle Kids 

Draw random shapes in random colors and sizes.  Can take a picture and save to your photo library

 

 

Organization

 

*Catch

Catch Notes is a free notepad app that allows you to capture text, images, and locations

Pocket To Do

Pocket Todo allows you to create simple todo lists, or having multiple complex projects or checklists.

 Idea Sketch

Idea Sketch lets you easily draw a diagram - mind map, concept map, or flow chart - and convert it to a text outline, and vice versa

EverNote

Keep notes, ideas, snapshots, or recordings for organization

Simple Outliner

Simple outline tool

Communication

 

*Skype

Call, video call and instant message anyone else on Skype

*Face Time

Video call over Wi-Fi

iMessenger

Instant messaging between devices

 

IPad Specific Apps 

 

Verbally

Assistive Speech app that allows you to program phases into ipod and touch phase to speak for you

 

iConverse

Educational tool designed for young children and individuals with communicative disabilities

Assistive Technology

 

*Dragon Dictation

Voice recognition that allows you to easily speak and instantly see your text or email messages

iConverse

Educational tool designed for young children and individuals with communicative disabilities

iPrompt

Customizable app for visual prompting tool for those with special needs-visual schedule and timer

iSign 

Teaches basic sign language  using animations 

Research

 

*Taptu 

Your Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and the content from your favorite web sites and blogs (via RSS feeds or Twitter)  to one visual stream

Sky Orb

Star map, 3D star map, 3D planetarium, ephemeris, search engine, and sun clock 

Google Earth

Global satellite and aerial imagery 

Kindle

Users have the ability to read Kindle ebooks and have access to books in the Kindle Store

*iBooks

Download and read ebooks-includes the iBookstore

 

     

 

 

Resources for This Presentation  

iPod Touch Resource List from Retapedia

Basic Introduction to iPod Touch

IPads in Education

 



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