Monday, March 5
1:30 PM-2:30 PM
George Bonnell

iPads as mobile IWBs

Roundtable ID: 35631
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    Michelle Read
    The University of Texas at Austin
  2. Royce Kimmons
    The University of Texas at Austin

Abstract: This paper explores the use of iPads as potential replacements for interactive whiteboards in the classroom, through a TPCK (Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge) framework. With the use of specialized apps, which project your laptop or computer wirelessly to the iPad device, the user can then control his/her computer from the iPad anywhere within the network range. The iPad has over 140,000 apps at this time (, 2011), many of which are specifically developed for educational purposes. Additionally, companies such as Doceri and Splashtop have created combined utilities for both extending your computer image to your iPad and providing IWB –like tools. Possible activities include screen recordings, podcasting and collaborative writing, among other things. Additionally, the user can highlight, annotate, etc. over the projected image. This can also be projected onto the wall or screen for larger audiences. In this roundtable presentation, we will present several uses for this type of setup.

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