Whilst working in school recently I was inspired to see some academics using the dictation capabilities of their smart phones to allow them to quickly annotate feedback for students. The staff member was able to get feedback out to his students in a very timely manner using this approach. Obviously, it’s not an approach for everyone. Some of us need time to reflect and gather our thoughts. Sometimes we need to use rubrics. However, the work flow was far more efficient for this particular staff member.
Office Mix is a free plugin for Microsoft PowerPoint that offers a simple way to turn your PowerPoint slides into interactive online sessions and presentations. This is a great solution for anyone who wants to produce “screencasts” or “lecture casts”
In this article we’re going to take a quick look at getting your PowerPoint presentation to view on your iPad for free. You can always email your PowerPoint to yourself and open it up directly from there but this doesn’t always look great and is basic to say the least. The suggestions below are not comprehensive but will hopefully give you a few ideas.
Mind mapping is a method that works for quite a lot of people. Brain storming, idea mapping, thought generation, think tanks – call it what you will. Traditionally done on large pieces of paper, why not use your iPad to