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Voyages into the Technology Frontier:
iPads and Teaching

Tom Weir, Associate Professor, School of Journalism and Mass Communications
Gail Barnes, Associate Professor, Music Education
Matthew Kostek, Assistant Professor, Department of Exercise Science
Wednesday, March 23, 2011, 12:20 - 1:20 p.m.
Center for Teaching Excellence, Thomas Cooper Library, Room L511


How can the iPad enhance teaching and learning? This session will discuss strategies and apps for using iPads to enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of teaching in a variety of settings. The conversation will be facilitated by a panel of experienced iPad users, faculty who participated in the 2010 CTE cohort program: Using an iPad to Enhance Teaching and Learning. Each panelist will describe his or her teaching context, the apps and pedagogy that were explored, and what was learned in process. Bring your questions and ideas and join in an interactive discussion.

Please Register

Use the form below, email, or phone 803-777-8322.

About the Panelists

Gail Barnes

Dr. Gail Barnes is an Associate Professor of Music Education and teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in music education. She also serves as director of the internationally recognized USC String Project.

Dr. Matthew Kostek is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Exercise Science, and the Director of the Laboratory of Muscle & Translational Therapeutic Research. Dr. Kosteck has explored iPad uses in undergraduate and graduate courses with enrollments ranging from 6 to 150 students.

Matthew Kostek
Tom Weir

Dr. Tom Weir is an Associate Professor of advertising in the School of Journalism and Mass Communications. His experiences include using the iPad to introduce students to the evolving work of new media and how media changes to accommodate technology.

This session is co-sponsored by the Carolina Learning Initiative, the Office of the Provost, and the Center for Teaching Excellence. For more information, please e-mail or call 803-777-8322.

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