The iPad as an alternative to conventional technology for effective teaching

Ramanathan Sri Ranjan
2012 Proceedings of the Canadian Engineering Education Association (CEEA)  
The iPad connected to a data projector in the class room can effectively replace conventional technology such as computers, overhead projectors, document cameras, and white boards. A selection of apps that can mimic the tasks of the existing technology will be demonstrated. The Keynote app can be used as the main tool for presenting the course content. The NotesPlus app can be used to replace the conventional overhead projector and the whiteboard. For those who are accustomed to the polythene
more » ... lls in the overhead projector, PaperView app will mimic the polythene roll with the ability to carry it around. A few apps to annotate .pdf files will be demonstrated. The BoardCam app will be used to mimic the document camera in teaching. The focus will be on demonstrating how the different apps are used seamlessly to present the course content to the students
doi:10.24908/pceea.v0i0.4697 fatcat:ebbrsqzv6zffzcwgvy5fixoboe