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iPad Project

What is the iPad Project?

Academic Technology Services (ATS) is now accepting proposals for the sixth cohort of the iPad Project which will begin in the fall of 2014!

Originally launched in the spring semester of 2012, this project investigates the pedagogical benefits of the iPad in instruction and student research.

The iPad project is two-phased: In the first phase iPad Faculty Pilot participants explore and discover new apps, and adapt curriculum in preparation for the second phase, the iPad Classroom Project. Complex projects may also allow qualify you for a Student Technology Assistant (STA) for the semester.

Video: Fall '13 Faculty Participants Discuss their iPad Project Experiences

Apply Now! After reviewing the requirements

Deadline for Fall '14: April 30, 2014

Project Resources

Visit our iPad Blog!

Popular Apps Used

iPad/iPhone News

15 Things You Didn't Know Your iPhone Could Do (Buzzfeed)

24 Useful Tricks for the iPhone & iPad Most People Don't Know (Lifehack)

View Current Projects:

Cohort 5 - Spring 2014

View Past Projects:

Cohort 4 - Fall 2013

Cohort 3 - Spring 2013

Cohort 2 - Fall 2012

Cohort 1 - Spring 2012

Faculty Pilot
Faculty Pilot - A 3-month exploration period during which time the faculty member will investigate the possibilities of integrating mobile device apps into their curriculum. The goal of this first phase is to prepare to construct a sound proposal for the next semester.
iPad Step 2
Classroom Project - investigates how mobile technologies can enhance the depth and breadth of teaching and learning, explore new approaches in teaching, both in and out of the classroom. Selected faculty will explore a specific topic area or pedagogical use of mobile devices in higher education. The iPad hold tremendous potential in changing how both faculty and students think about teaching and learning. Faculty participants selected to participate in the study will be provided with an iPad for the duration of the semester, as will each student in the class.

iPAd Optional STA

Student Technology Assistant (STA) dedicated to aid in the administration and implementation of the project as well as to assist in data collection, documentation of the project findings, and research of apropriate and specific apps to enhance curriculum.