Lessons Learnt 2

Happy New Year to all our blog readers! Following on Daniel’s post I would like to add that probably one of the main lessons we learnt is the importance of having initial meetings and testing with staff. So the way our projects work is we have application forms which are available on-line. Staff are invited […]

Lessons Learnt

It’s been great to see staff and students enjoy using iPads in teaching sessions so far this year.  We have seen the use of iPads continually evolve and as a team we have learnt some valuable lessons on the way. The feedback we have received from students has been overwhelmingly positive however we have found […]

Use of iPad and app on Analysing Movement module

We have been experimenting with the use of Muscle System Pro III app on iPads to facilitate student learning on a first year, semester 1 module on the undergraduate Occupational Therapy degree programme.  Analysing Movement module enables students to learn observation skills and then apply these to analyse individuals completing everyday occupations, also known as activities of daily living.  […]

Using tablets to enhance enquiry based learning

 We had a very interactive enquiry-based learning workshop this morning with some of our level 3 students, making full use of the recently purchased iPads as a research, collaboration and presentation tool. The workshop was part of a level 3 module in the Occupational Therapy programme on External influences and contexts of practice, and the […]

iPad workshop

I attended a workshop recently where we formally launched the YSJ ipad project . It was a really positive event and after getting through so many hurdeles I was amazed we managed to make it happen. All credit to the team for iroingin out some very challenging issues since we decided to do this in the […]