That’s a wrap!

Since 2012, the Academic Development Directorate (formally known as Learning and Teaching Development) has supported staff with use of mobile technologies in the classroom through the centrally managed iPad Project. Overall, the project has had significant impact on the way teaching is delivered at York St John University. Throughout the duration of the project we […]

iTeach @ YSJ: Case studies on using iPads for Learning, Teaching and Assessment

13th December, 12.30 – 14.30 (Lunch provided) The Learning and Teaching Development Team are hosting an event to showcase the great work that is being done with iPads to enhance Teaching, Learning and Assessment at York St John University. This informal and interactive event is a great opportunity to engage with a growing YSJ community […]

iPad Management and Deployment

After a busy, exciting and productive year using iPads to enhance teaching, learning and assessment, I thought now was a good time to reflect on our management and deployment strategy for the devices. I have seen many posts about how others manage and deploy iOS devices, and it’s something that we get regularly asked about […]

App of the Week: Diigo

This week’s ‘App of the Week’ is Diigo an online research tool and collaborative research platform. What is it?  Diigo is an online research tool and collaborative research platform that integrates several key technologies, including social bookmarking, web annotation, tagging, and group-based collaboration, to enable a whole new process of online knowledge management and participatory learning. […]

Conference Presentations

Recently, I have had the opportunity to present and showcase the work we have being doing as part of the iPad project at two conferences: the Teacher Education Policy in Europe (TEPE) conference in Helsinki, and the Higher York e-Learning Network conference here at York St John. Teacher Education Policy in Europe Conference The Teacher […]