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

On 13 December we hosted an event ‘iTeach @ YSJ: Case Studies on Using iPads for Learning, Teaching and Assessment’. It was really well attended by YSJ staff and students, and a colleague from a partner institution. A range of interactive sessions were led by 4 academic staff members from different faculties. We’ve seen a […]

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 […]

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 […]

My iPads journey to Holland…

During my second year on the Business Management course I was required to complete a work placement within one of my modules. So, when the opportunity came to go to Rotterdam for this placement, I grabbed the two most important things I would need, my iPad and my passport, and jetted off. During my placement, I was a representative for York […]

Project Update

There has been quite few things going on this week in regards to the iPad project. On Monday, 15th April, Daniel and I gave an invited talk at the Teesside University showcasing two case studies of using iPads for peer review and assessment. We thought the session went well and we got very positive responses from […]