logging in or signing up Tablet PCs In Education leverjf Download Post to : URL : Related Presentations : Share Add to Flag Embed Email Send to Blogs and Networks Add to Channel Uploaded from authorPOINT lite Insert YouTube videos in PowerPont slides with aS Desktop Copy embed code: Embed: Flash iPad Copy Does not support media & animations WordPress Embed Customize Embed URL: Copy Thumbnail: Copy The presentation is successfully added In Your Favorites. Views: 508 Category: Education License: All Rights Reserved Like it (0) Dislike it (0) Added: April 20, 2009 This Presentation is Public Favorites: 0 Presentation Description No description available. Comments Posting comment... Premium member Presentation Transcript Use of Tablet PCs to Improve Education : Use of Tablet PCs to Improve Education Tablet PC Definition : Tablet PC Definition Computer that uses a pen as opposed to a mouse for user interaction. Can be convertible, traditional notebook to a tablet pc. User turns and folds the monitor based on the user’s need All Microsoft programs can be utilized with the pen, allowing for easier annotation Connect to projector wirelessly Tablet PC Definition : Tablet PC Definition Can be used exactly as a legal pad for note taking Since it is wireless, students and teachers can connect to a wireless router for internet connectivity and intranet connectivity Enables file sharing much like connecting a computer via an Ethernet cable Condensed Wireless Network Connection to the Internet : Condensed Wireless Network Connection to the Internet Images retrieved from: http://www.computerrepairmaintenance.com/images/wireless-router.jpg http://www.finalsense.com/news/it/notebook_pocketpc/fujitsu_p1610.htm Benefits to teachers : Benefits to teachers Benefits to Teachers : Benefits to Teachers Improved lecture ability Allows easier annotation of lecture notes (Al-Zoubi, Sammour, Al-Zoubi, 2007) Easier to import graphics and add equations to the lecture Easier ability to review student work Notes can be saved for later delivery to students Can be saved to a central server, allowing students access to the notes whenever to serve as a supplement to their notes Benefits to Students : Benefits to Students Benefits to Students : Benefits to Students Distance Education Students view feedback that is written as being personal (McVey, 2008). Students are able to identify more easily where the feedback needs to be applied (Steinweg, Williams, & Warren, 2006, p. 11) Overall in distance education the tablet pc provides an improved experience for students because it makes the class more personal Benefits to Students : Benefits to Students Traditional Classroom Setting Removes the physical barrier of the screen between the teacher and the student (part of the reason for the creation of the tablet pc) Can create a seamless learning experience between home and school (Kerawall, Oconnor, Underwood, duBoulay, Holmberg, Luckin, Smith, & Tunley, 2007, p. 301) Improves note taking for the students (Gill, 2007). Benefits to Students : Benefits to Students Lectures become easier to follow because they know they will have access to the material later. “All I had to do was follow the problem steps rather than write EVERYTHING down which is so hard to do while trying to comprehend.” (Gorgievski, Stroud, Truxaw, &DeFranco, 2005, p. 97) Image from: http://www.mupad.com/mathpad/2007/szabo/figure1.jpg Learning Theories Applied : Learning Theories Applied Constructivism Individual access to a computer allows for constructivist projects Students have the necessary resources to conduct the research needed Instructivism Improves lectures with easy ability to annotate presentations Easily add equations, diagrams, etc. to lectures Allows students to retrieved stored lecture notes References : References Al-Zoubi, A., Sammour, G., & Al-Zoubi, Q. (2007). Utilization of tablet pcs in electromagnetics education. International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning, 2, pp. 42-46 Alessi, S. & Trollip, S. (2001). Multimedia for learning: Methods and development, 3rd Edition. Boston: Allyn & Bacon Gill, T. (2007). Using the tablet pc for education. Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education, 1, pp. 183-190 Gorgievski, N., Stroud, R., Truxaw, M., DeFranco, T. (2005). Tablet PC: A preliminary report on a tool for teaching calculus. International Journal for Technology in Mathematics Education, 3, pp. 95-102 Kerawalle, L., OConnor, J., Underwood, J. duBoulay, B., Holmberg, J., Luckin, R., Smith, H., & Tunley, H. (2007). Exploring the potential of the homework system and tablet pcs to support the continuity of numeracy practices between home and primary school. Education Media International, 4, pp. 289-303 References : References McVey, M. (2008). Writing in an online environment: Students views of inked feedback. International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 1, pp. 39-50 Steinweg, S., Williams, S., & Warren, S. (2006). Reaching through the screen: Using tablet pcs to provide feedback in an online class. Aural Special Education Quarterly, 2, pp. 8-12 Walker, G. (2001). The microsoft tablet pc. Pencomputing, retrieved December 27, 2008 from http://www.pencomputing.com/frames/tablet_pc.html You do not have the permission to view this presentation. In order to view it, please contact the author of the presentation.