iPad community of users events

As part of the Digital Wolf Pack Initiative, the Office of Digital Learning (ODL) hosts biweekly events for faculty iPad users to connect with each other and share experiences. At these Community of Users events, Faculty Ambassadors will share best practices in using iPad in teaching. Open discussions will be followed.

The events take place every other Friday from 11 am to noon in the Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center (MIKC) Knowledge Nook (221).

Spring 2023

3/10/23: Creating an Engaging Learning Environment

Kathryn Butler-Valdez will present on integrating iPads into the classroom to create an engaging learning environment.

4/7/23: Using Good Notes for Organization and Clinical Observation Feedback

Mandi Collins, Teaching Associate Professor at the College of Education and Human Development, will share some of her experiences with the Good Notes App. In addition to sharing some of the features of the App that she has discovered, she will also share how she uses the App for personal/professional organization and supporting instruction and feedback for her learners.

4/21/23: Designing connective activities and assignments

Presenter: Britni Adams, Assistant Professor, Department of Criminal Justice

Connecting with students is important for learning and engagement. Britni will discuss different formats for connection – between people and to content – and ways of incorporating opportunities for different types of connections into course curriculum. She will discuss formal and informal examples for designing course content using the iPad to build connection.

5/5/23: Skeleton notes and example problems on the iPad in a flipped classroom setting

Presenter: Kristin Lewis, Teaching Assistant Professor

Kristin will discuss creating accessible "skeleton notes" for students to download from WebCampus to complete with instruction during class time.  She will also present elements and uses of the skeleton notes that are particularly beneficial in a "flipped-classroom" setting, including as a summarizing device, as an example template for group work, and as a for-credit attendance "assignment".