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Category Archive for 'iPad meetings'

April 9th User Group Meeting

Our recent meeting consisted of two main topics: using the iPad in the Art classroom as well as the use of Blackboard Collaborate on the go. Professor Jane Dickson first discussed with us how she uses the iPad in her classroom.   She primarily uses Google searches to find different historical pieces of art to show […]

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Hello Mobile Technology Users! It is that time again, time for our monthly meeting! In this meeting we had one of our Environmental professors, Claudia Mausner, come discuss her experiences using an iPad for her classes. Also we discuss the Surface RT and how it can be used daily. So sit back and enjoy this […]

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February 12th Meeting Recap

  Our recent meeting consisted of an app presentation by Josh from Daedalus. The basic function of this app is it gives professors the ability to create “chalk and talk” videos by writing directly on their iPad with a stylus or their finger.  This is something that would seem to be ideal in the math […]

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Welcome back to the Spring 2014 Semester. With a new semester upon us that means the Pace University Mobile Technology User Groups will be back up and running! So please feel free to join us for these meetings. Spring 2014 Semester Meeting Dates Wednesday, February 12 2014: 12:15-1:15 Thursday, March 6 2014: 3:30-4:40 Wednesday, April […]

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Yesterday was the last user group meeting of the semester.  We heard from two representatives from CourseSmart.  CourseSmart is an e-textbook and digital course material provider.  They have relationships with many of the major book publishers.  So one of the initial major benefits here is it allows students and faculty to utilize e-texts and go […]

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Well we are back in the swing of things here and what that means is that we just had our second Mobile Technologies User Group meeting. If you didn’t come, you missed a lot but everything is good as we will talk about what was covered. First off we had Peter McDermott, a professor here at Pace […]

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  Hello Mobile Technology Users! In the meeting on Tuesday, September 17, we discussed a student engagement system called Top Hat. Students are constantly glued to their devices making it hard for professors to gain their student’s attention. With this application, professors no longer have to worry because Top Hat will allow students to stay […]

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Welcome back to the Fall 2013 school semester! We hope everyone had a wonderful and productive summer! It is that time of year again to start having our meetings. Since it is a new semester we have a new group name: Mobile Technologies User Group. We will still talk about iPads, but now we will […]

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“If you focus on a tree you may miss the forest” stated Dr. Alison Terry, a Higher Education Apple Executive, who guided the discussion at our final iPad meeting of the semester. Through a thoughtful conversation she challenged us to think of the big picture instead of focusing our attention too narrowly on the technology. […]

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A Student Perspective

As promised, here is Heather Askildsen’s personal account of how the iPad has been such an asset in her education here at Pace. Taking two iPad classes at Pace has given me the opportunity to make technology work for me in the classroom and beyond. When I served as the News Editor at the Pace […]

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