How can tablet technology change teaching and learning?

  • Marcus Specht (Keynote speaker)

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesConference contribution (without a publication)Professional


    The presentation will look at some functionalities and affordances of tablet technology. Educational practices in which tablets can offer an added value are presented. The presentation will further highlight some questions around specific developments of tablet technologies as new forms of educational content, seamless learning in multi-device settings, linking formal and informal learning with inquiry-based learning support. New forms of content for tablets offer opportunities for the easy and efficient distribution and collaboration on multimedia content and educational games. The seamless integration of tablet technologies enables new instructional designs compared to classical and print media. Furthermore the presentation will discuss Inquiry-based learning approaches and project-based learning methodologies and how they can provide new forms of learning support in combination with flexible use of tablet technologies and cloud-based services.
    Period22 Mar 2014
    Event title1st International Conference on the Use of iPads in Higher Education
    Event typeConference
    Conference number1
    LocationPaphos, CyprusShow on map
    Degree of RecognitionInternational