Presentation on theme: "Before we start (if you haven’t already) please: 1.Download iTunes U 2.Visit: a.Enroll in our LOEX."— Presentation transcript:
Before we start (if you haven’t already) please: 1.Download iTunes U 2.Visit: http://tiny.cc/itunesu2014http://tiny.cc/itunesu2014 a.Enroll in our LOEX course (code: JLF-2LF-AD2) 3.Once enrolled, open iTunes U a.Open the LOEX course b.Under the “Posts” tab, open/look at “In Class Instruction Materials” c.Download the two PBL iBooks: PBL-General & PBL-Sciences (click the cloud to download) Instruction in Transition LOEX 2014 Rachel Gammons, Melissa Gold, and Katie Stewart
Instruction in Transition: Using iPad-driven problem-based learning to enhance the freshman experience LOEX 2014 Rachel Gammons, Melissa Gold, and Katie Stewart
PBL and FYE at Millersville UNIV 103 = 3 credit seminar Some grouped by major Some have research assignments Information literacy as course objective Librarians: PBL + UNIV 103 info. lit sessions + iPads iBooks and iTunes U Team-teaching
Why do we <3 it? Less preparation time Less lecture time Easy to customize/grow program Engaged students Multimedia opportunities Better troubleshooting (team teaching) Fulfills information literacy objective
Challenges? Learning curve with iPads Solution → Divide work in pairs (ex: one with iBook, one with browser) Convincing students: there is “no right way” Faculty interest/soliciting requests Mac required Time/effort for implementation
Why iTunes U? Easy to create courses Updates quickly Allows for variety of learning materials Videos, audio, links, apps, presentations, documents iBooks: text, videos, charts, tables, photo galleries, 3D images, etc. Allows for self-pacing Easy to license content (CC) Easy to copy, share, and edit
Review and brainstorming What does an iBook allow you to do that’s different than a worksheet? What stands out as unique or exciting? What teaching materials (tutorials, presentations, etc.) do you already have that you could use with an iBook?
Creating your own PBL iBook Learning Outcomes Problem Scenario: (Example at: http://tiny.cc/pblscenarios)http://tiny.cc/pblscenarios iBook Storyboard: (Example at: http://tiny.cc/pblpdf)http://tiny.cc/pblpdf Page Design
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