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iPad mini Review

Thursday, 15 November 2012 by

The iPad mini will definitely feature on the top 5 list of the coolest devices for this holiday season. It’s not quite the powerhouse as it’s high-end full-size big brother (iPad fourth generation) but it’s got the chip of the iPad 2 and the screen resolution of the iPad 2 as well, just scrunched down.

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The 2nd volume of eLearning in Action Conference Presentation articles, is to be published in August, 2013: now calling for conference abstract submissions.   The deadline for conference abstracts will be November 15, 2012 (very soon, so get your abstract in now!). While the presentations and subsequent articles need to be supported by relevant academic

Guided Access allows you to limit an iOS device to running a single app by locking the user into that app. As this feature was introduced with iOS 6, you will need to ensure your device is updated before planning to use Guided Access. To set up Guided Access follow these steps: Launch the Settings

WordTag free social gaming App

Wednesday, 31 October 2012 by

WordTag is a great new FREE social gaming App similar to ‘Draw Something’ and excellent for learning new vocabulary and left brain exercise. The aim of the game is for students to describe words to other students, friends or random players in 120 characters or less. There are 3 levels of word difficulty to choose

Introduction to SAMR

Wednesday, 24 October 2012 by

For those not familiar with Dr Ruben Puentedura’s SAMR model of transforming learning through technology, there’s an easy to digest video below that explains the concept.

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Oxford Bookworms trial

Tuesday, 23 October 2012 by

There’s an iPad Oxford Bookworms trial currently running at HCT from Oct 21 to Nov 8th. There’s also an OUP App available called ‘How good is your English’ which helps students find their Bookworm reading level. Click here for the trial Click here for the App

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