This is a link roundup of apps, blogs and events that might be of interest to anyone curious about the intersection of tech and education.
Yale Daily News: The official Yale Daily News app, in a convenient and mobile form for your iPhone or iPod Touch. Includes all the stories from the paper, Cross Campus, individual section browsing, and a quick favorites list for saving articles.
Yale Dining: The Yale Dining iPhone application provides the Yale community with dining menus for all 12 residential dining halls, menu item nutrition information, purchase functionality and much more.
Yale TransLoc: The Yale TransLoc Transit Visualization app lets you see the real-time location of all buses, as well as access announcements that might impact your ride.
January 13, 2012
Southbridge Hotel and Conference Center
14 Mechanic St., Southbridge, MA
From brand-new apps to easy browser access in SMART phones, tablets and more, mobile devices bring a new teaching tool into the classroom, enabling even large-lecture classes to shift pedagogical strategies. Although there is much work being done on the use of mLearning outside the classroom, this session will explore specific classroom uses of mobile technologies, including case presentations that identify pedagogical challenges, strategies implemented with mobile technology, resulting data (where applicable) and recommendations for future use. Current research into the value and potential for mLearning to increase student understanding, interaction with instructors and other learning objectives within the classroom will also be explored.