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iPAD Coffee Club at SGH

At April’s iPAD coffee club Adam Warren (Senior Learning Designer, ILIaD) joined us to demonstrate various apps in response to requests raised at previous sessions. The conferencing tool Adobe Connect is useful for webinars, and is licensed for up to 50. It can be accessed at https://connect.soton.ac.uk, and anyone with a university login can set up a meeting. To find the app, Google ‘Adobe connect mobile’ as it's hard to find in App Store. Continue reading →

iPAD Coffee Club at SGH

After last session's inspiring introduction to Nearpod, it was great to hear that the Allergy team have been using this in their new 'Teaching the Teachers to Teach' module and it is being well received by students. This month's iPAD coffee club focused on note-taking and annotating pdfs. Apple TV is proving to be a useful asset to the sessions, making it easier for attendees to share what they are doing with the whole group. Continue reading →

iPAD Coffee Club at SGH

At SGH’s first iPAD coffee club of 2016, Andrew O’Malley, Stuart Morton and Lucy Law demonstrated Nearpod. The CLAS team have been using this to deliver interactive teaching sessions in Anatomy. Students enter a code to receive the session presentation on their own devices, and participate in quizzes throughout the presentation, ranging from multiple choice questions to annotating diagrams. Continue reading →

iPAD Coffee Club at SGH

At a festive-themed iPAD coffee club we explored some of the 12 apps of Christmas recommended by the Dublin Institute of Technology. Andrew O'Malley has tweeted further details of apps recommended in response to various questions raised during the session. OneNote was suggested for managing notes, and can include photos of handwritten notes and audio recordings. After the recent update to iOS 9, the iPad Notes app has a number of new features. Continue reading →

iPAD Coffee Club at SGH

This month's iPAD coffee club focused on recording lectures and tutorials, with Veronica Hollis explaining how Panopto is used to support the MSc Allergy course. The Panopto app allows students to re-watch their lectures, with the slides accompanied by an audio recording of the lecture, and accompanying notes summarising each slide that help students navigate to relevant sections. There is also an option to download the recordings to listen to offline. Continue reading →

iPAD Coffee Club at SGH

The focus of the latest SGH iPAD coffee club was looking at how social media can be used in teaching and research, with some inspiring examples from within the faculty. Catherine Hennessy explained how students on the NLM2 module had been encouraged to raise questions and share information on Twitter using the hashtag #nlm2soton. Students could follow the Twitter feed on Blackboard (instructions for adding a widget are here) if they preferred, or interact on Twitter. Continue reading →

iPAD Coffee Club at SGH

It was great to have a record seventeen attendees along to the latest iPAD coffee club at SGH, with a range of devices. We talked about how new users might set up their devices to support them at work: Setting up your work email on your device: see iSolutions help here. Setting up the VPN: see iSolutions help here. Download the VMWare Horizon app to connect to your university desktop from your device; further instructions are given in the guides here. Continue reading →