Published on August 12, 2013
TOOLS FOR GOING PAPERLESS Joanne Chen Chinese Instructor Irvine Valley College Aug 15, 2013
Presentation Objectives Tools for teaching paperless Teachers will be able to implement paperless assignments in their classes Paperless, too? Lady’s Room
Why Go Paperless? Save paper, money, and time More efficient Organization materials better Creating better learning environment Mobile learning Online teaching/learning Save space (Less file cabinets and shelves) Save time in line for making copies But, sometimes, paper is easier.
Paperless for Students * My dog ate my homework * I do not have a pencil * “No-name” assignment From everywhere: • Collaborating group work • Accessing to class material • Building digital portfolios
A paperless classroom What is it exactly? What tools do I need? What equipment do I need? Time and Expense Management
Conditions to consider 1:1 computing (Language Lab) 1:1 iPad or laptop Scanner / Camera Wireless internet Digital Textbooks and workbooks CMS (Blackboard), web site, blog, wiki E-mail & Google Docs Web 2.0 Tools
CMS: Blackboard CMS (Course Management System) Online Course / Blended Learning Announcement Assignment / Worksheet Discussion Collaborative learning Grading, feedback Quiz / Test
E-mail E-mailing announcement and assignments Considering: Creating a class email account other than the instructor’s email to receive class assignments
Google Drive Document Presentation Spreadsheet Form All docs can be embedded or linked to Blackboard Post / Share / Edit / Collaborate Survey / Presentation / Worksheet
Dropbox Dropbox.com Save all the documents in Drop Box folder and share with your students Storage space (2GB Free) Science project
Evernote http://evernote.com/ Get Organized with Evernote Tool to capture notes, organize lesson plans, collaborate on projects, snap photos, etc. Automatically synced and made available on all the computers, phones and tablets you use, at home or at school.
Presentation Tools / Projects Voicethread Glogster -- online poster Prezi Flipbooks(Flipsnack) Slideshare (PPT)
Voicethread Upload Power point slides Add voice recording Lessons, instructional materials, projects, etc. Embed to Blackboard
IVC Mediasite Turn power point lessons into instructional videos
Projector Screen /Extra Monitor Using Projector Screen in the classroom An extra monitor next to the laptop Read document from the screen, not from printing
Reuse, Reduce, Recycle Laminating and paper cutter machine Reuse class materials: activities, games, flashcards, etc. Sort and save materials in the ziploc bags
QR Code Generator http://www.the-qrcode-generator.com/ Turn Text / URL / Contact / Phone Number /SMS to a QR Code. Save / Share or Post (HTML-Code) http://www.ivc.edu/Pages/default.aspx To Read: use QR Reader app Smart Phone, iPhone, iPad
Scanner Scan document, photos, notes, receipts Save to the Cloud (Dropbox, google docs, skydrive, etc.) Available on computers, tablets, mobile phones
IVC Mobile App Blackboard Devices: iOS, Android, Blackberry and webOS smartPhone and iPad Dropbox Integration Mobile Tests Push Notifications Announcements Grades Discussions Content Roster
PDF Use a Scanner or Save document as PDF Merge several PDF files http://foxyutils.com/mergepdf/ PDF to iBook (on iPhone/iPad) PDF to Flipbook (http://www.flipsnack.com/) PDF to authorstream (http://www.authorstream.com )
iPad / Mobile apps Save Document in PDF => Open in iBooks - read Adobe Reader – read / write /draw Notability – read / write /draw Good Reader – read /write /draw pdf-notes – read /write /draw
AirServer http://www.airserver.com/ Mirror PC <-------- iOS devices AirServer is an AirPlay receiver for Mac/PC. It allows you to receive AirPlay feeds, so you can stream content or Mirror your display from your iOS devices.
See you next time! Joanne Chen firstname.lastname@example.org Chinese instructor Irvine Valley College Fall 2013 Flex Week Presentation
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