iPad Initiative: How to Inspire People to Take Risks

The video that we are sharing today is not about the iPad. It is about how people were inspired by other people. It is about how a growth mindset person can positively affect our faculty, staff, and finally our students. I think the world needs more people like them. The world needs more people like… [Read the Full Story]

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Outcomes-based Assessment

I have used this PPT (and slightly different variations of it) to introduce the conceopt of outcomes-based assessment to different faculty groups. This is the version that I shared last year with the iPad Initiative members, and now I’d like to share more broadly. According to an outcome-assessment framework, it is imperative that the teaching/learning… [Read the Full Story]

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iPad Initiatives and Mobile Learning

One of the projects that I am involved in here at Kirkwood is the iPad initiative, which started a week before my first day here.  Although I am for giving teachers opportunities to use mobile devices to enhance the teaching and learning processes that go on in and beyond the classroom, I do not want… [Read the Full Story]

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First iPad Experiences as a Kirkwood Professor

Rich Underwood, speech professor at Kirkwood Community College, demonstrates how he progressed from absolute beginner to novice with the iPad, which he uses in his classes.

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Learner Success with the iPad

Deb Bloom, English instructor at Kirkwood Community College, reflects on how the iPad and Active Learning pedagogy have positively affected learner success in her classes.

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Integrating the iPad into a Program

Dave Hunt talks to KCELT’s Wednesday cohort of the iPad Initiative about integrating the iPad into his program, Continuing Education & Training Services Simulation Center.

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