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Stout University of Wisconsin
Tech Tips Newsletter
September 7, 2014
Editor: Karen Franker
In this issue...
1. Final Call for September Online Courses – A Few Openings Left
2. Leveraging Apps and Mobile Tools for Learning
3. Tech Tip: 8 Ways to Display an iPad on a Projector Screen
4. Our Featured Course
Final Call for September Online Courses
Meet your professional development goals for continuing education, license renewal or advanced certification.
List of Online Courses with a Few Openings

Register Online Today 
10% of the tuition is due in mid-September with the balance due in October.
Leveraging Apps and Mobile Tools for Learning
Discover the leading strategies, devices, and apps to support successful mobile learning experiences in K-12, higher ed, and corporate training. Compare experts’ opinions about the merits of Chromebooks vs. iPads and explore the possibilities of wearable technology.
Managing Your Digital Classroom with Wearable Technology
Tanesha Dixon provides a fascinating look at how the Pebble digital wristwatch facilitates instant instructor –student communication and provides immediate feedback on learner progress within a 1:1 classroom.
Katrina Schwartz describes ideas for providing equitable classroom technology access in K-12 schools, regardless of income level, by creating a culture of trust and responsibility.
The TeachThought staff applies the SAMR model (Substitution, Augmentation, Modification, Redefinition) to explore effective teaching activities which incorporate apps.
Meghan E. Murphy reports on the surprising findings of a school’s one-year experiment using iPads and Chromebooks side-by-side in the classroom.
Ann Bell, UW-Stout online instructor, has created a wiki repository of excellent resources for using Chromebooks in educational settings.
In addition, her Mobile Learning Wiki provides extensive links to a wide variety of mobile learning resources.
Laura Devaney reports on five key approaches for successful implementation of mobile learning including: use of a reliable framework to evaluate devices and apps; and keeping students’ prior knowledge in mind.
Tech Tip
8 Ways to Display an iPad on a Projector Screen
Featured Course 
EDUC 641 Mobile Learning Instructional Design
3 semester hours graduate credit
September 29 – December 5, 2014 
  • Integrate Chromebooks, iPads, smartphones, tablets, and e-readers in the classroom, library media center, professional development, training, and administration/assessment activities
  • Apply mobile learning instructional strategies and live assessment tools such as ebooks, digital textbooks, digital assessments and surveys
  • Identify mobile applications that work best for your learners (adult learners, K-12, or college-age students)
  • Learn to use mobile tools for project management tasks, differentiation, transition to flipped/blended learning, and assessment data analysis
  • Develop tools and metrics to evaluate the success of mobile learning technologies

Final Call for Online Courses Beginning in September
Register now to reserve a spot. Register Online!  

Instructional Design for E-Learning September 15 – November 7, 2014 
Assessment in E-learning September 15 – November 7, 2014
E-learning for Educators September 15- November 8, 2014
Children's Literature in the Reading Program (grades K-5) September 15 – November 28, 2014      
Strategies for Dealing with Disruptive Behavior September 22 – November 14, 201
Bullying in Schools  September 22 – October 31, 2014
Effective Classroom Management September 22 – October 31, 2014
Methods of Teaching Middle School Math (Grades 4-8) September 22 – November 14, 2014         
Leading and Directing Reading Program – Reading Specialist September 22 - December 5, 2014 
Collaborative Communities in E-learning September 22 – November 14, 2014 
Supporting Literacy Instruction September 29 - December 12, 2014   
Reading in the Content Areas K-12 September 29 - December 12, 2014 
Math Assessment for Response to Intervention (RtI) September 29 – November 7, 201
Using Games for Learning and Assessment September 29 – October 24, 2014 
PK through Elementary 6-Traits Writing Instruction September 29 – November 21, 2014 
Mobile Learning Instructional Design September 29 – December 05, 2014 (for Chromebooks, cell phones, tablets and iPads) 
Integrating Social Media Instructional Strategies September 29 – October 24, 2014
List of October and November Online Courses
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