Many of these applications were designed specifically for education and some are more general applications that have been embraced by educators. Perspective is provided into how and why teachers are using many of these apps ...
Wappingers Falls, NY (PRWEB) October 10, 2012
EmergingEdTech announces the publication of the new eBook, iPads in Education: Implementations, Apps, and Insights by site founder and author Kelly Walsh. This digital book is now available on iTunes (http://itunes.apple.com/book/ipads-in-education/id562917809) and on the Nook store and LuLu.com for $5.99.
iPads in Education: Implementations, Apps, and Insights provides instructors, technologists, and administrators an overview of how and why the iPad is quickly gaining popularity in our schools. Containing examples of and insights into using the iPad in the instructional setting, it includes overviews of dozens of applications for teaching, and provides evidence of measurable success in using the iPad to enhance student engagement and learning outcomes.
Kelly Walsh is CIO at The College of Westchester in White Plains, NY, and he is also a web entrepreneur, author, and popular education technology speaker. His new eBook offering contains 19 chapters grouped into 4 sections:
- The "Implementations" section provides chapters discussing iPad programs at many different academic institutions. This includes in-depth examinations of planning, implementation, and lessons learned for a couple wide scale iPad implementations, and collections of short summaries and links to articles about many different iPad uses at schools across a variety of grade levels and academic subject areas.
- The "Apps" section includes 11 chapters providing introductions to 37 different applications being used by teachers. Many of these applications were designed specifically for education and some are more general applications that have been embraced by educators. Perspective is provided into how and why teachers are using many of these apps in the instructional and/or administrative process.
- The "Insights" section: Here we have a couple of chapters about studies that have provided measurable evidence of successful iPad implementations in schools, and a chapter discussing the use of Apple TV in conjunction with the iPad for presentation purposes.
- The "More Resources" section is a chapter that lists multiple web based resources where readers can learn more, participate in forums, and stay in touch with developments and articles discussing the use of the iPad in education.
EmergingEdTech.com was founded in 2009 and currently has nearly 15,000 subscribers consuming content from the website and popular social media outlets like Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube. With traffic surpassing 55,000 unique visitors a month, EmergingEdTech is one of the Internet’s fastest growing education technology websites.
Video blog entries and tutorials on EmergingEdTech’s YouTube channel (http://www.youtube.com/user/EmergingEdTech), daily posts on Twitter (@emergingedtech) providing links to insightful ‘ed tech’ articles and related resources, and frequent postings of free education related webinars on the site’s Facebook Page (facebook.com/EmergingEdTech) round out the offerings from this popular provider of information about today’s and tomorrow’s emerging education and instructional technologies.
'iPads in Education: Implementations, Apps, and Insights' is available on iTunes, Nook, and Lulu.com for just $5.99.