iBooks Author Workshop for staff and students.
Are you interested in finding out what iBooks are, what they look like and how you could use them in the classroom? We’ll give you some examples, ideas and even some tips about how you can set about making your own. The presentation will be given by . . . → Read More: Free iBooks Author Workshop for Education Staff and Students
Many of the new and incoming students this year will get a live IT Orientation presentation during the new student orientation programmes. However, if you missed my talk or want to find out more about some of the great web links that were highlight, the link to my Google presentation is now available. And . . . → Read More: IT Orientation presentation for new students in 2013
Students can access the Internet on their mobile devices or in a computer labs while on campus using the Lightwire network. As part of the student fees every student now prepays for 1.5 GByte of monthly Internet allocation that can be used on any wifi device, and any web browsing on UoW computers will . . . → Read More: Lightwire – wifi for students
Are you interested in the latest eBooks but it seems your laptop or desktop computer doesn’t seem to know how to open these strange “EPUB” files? You need Readium, the completely free Chrome Browser plugin that lets you read eBooks on your computer without any strange software or horrible interfaces.
Readium also lets you . . . → Read More: Readium: eBooks in Your Chrome Browser
Hot on the heels of last week’s announcement of the expanded availability of your department share and edFiles share folders (read the how-to guide here), we’re very pleased to announce an expansion in accessibility to the Faculty of Education’s print services. It’s now possible to print to your department printer from any . . . → Read More: Print your document on the wireless network from any device
The Faculty of Education will be making some great announcements this week and next regarding expanded connectivity options for wirelessly connected staff and students, and we’d like to begin by talking about a subject near and dear to many hearts: File Sharing.
We are often asked how staff can directly connect to their group . . . → Read More: Connect To Your File Shares From Anywhere
More and more staff and students are embracing mobile technologies and iPads, iPhones and Androids are becoming common sights on campus. In response to this we’ve created a handy document detailing what services are available for these devices, what support staff and students can expect and what we consider to be the . . . → Read More: Using your iOS device on campus
We’re very lucky to have the eminent Stephen Atherton from the Apple University Consortium joining us next month for a seminar on the uses of iPads in the classroom. These sessions are always extremely thought provoking and useful, and I strongly recommend you come along if at all possible.
Please mark your . . . → Read More: iPads on Campus
In the last week Google has finally released information on their Chrome browser-based netbook – otherwise known as Chromebooks. They are effectively netbook computers, however, they do not have a traditional operating system (eg, Microsoft Windows, Apple OSX, or Linux). Instead these computers rely on the Chrome web browser to drive the computer and . . . → Read More: A new entrant in the mobile device arena