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Teaching with Tablet Computers

Thinking about buying a tablet computer that will provide lots of computing power, and also provide lots of teaching options (including lecture capture)?  Check out this review of Windows 8 tablet computers by SMU's own Paul Krueger, co-facilitator of last year's faculty learning community on Teaching with Technology.

20 Types of Tablet Tools for Teaching (helpful list compiled by NspireD2, a teaching with technology blog from Notre Dame)

Seven award-winning education apps (also from NspireD2)

Thinking about creating your own tablet-based textbook? Learn more about iBooks Author.

Eleven ideas for mobile media capture (NspireD2)

iPads Transforming the Field Notebook (article is about work, but would it work for education?)

25 Essential iPad 2 Apps that Will Help You Graduate [from] College Faster (advice for students, but useful for faculty)

Dropbox and Shared Classroom Tablets (article is about high school, but ideas could also be useful in higher ed)

Teach research and group collaboration skills with the Scavenger Hunt with Friends app.

Ideas for using QR code scanners in teaching (those are those little square boxes).

iPad Studies at Abilene Christian U Dig Deep into Learning Outcomes (university is studying mobile device usage and impact)

Want to try some in-class use with a small class?  The Touch Learning Center in Fondren Library provides technical support, encouragement, moveable desks, 15 iPads, and a 70-inch LED TV monitor.