Dissemination, Findings and Ideas

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Image Source: Judy**

I did an internal presentation last week at the University on “Academics’ use of iPads @ UoH” which had an audience of 26 academic and support staff members. The presentation was via the Teaching and Learning Seminar Series (TALISS). This is an hour long session which is roughly about 30 mins presentation and 30 mins discussion of the presented topic. Continue reading Dissemination, Findings and Ideas

iBrain

Image Source: Happy Batatinha
Image Source: Happy Batatinha

I have been reading a number of books by Marshall McLuhan for the iPad project. He was a Canadian media theorist with some insightful observations on the impact of technology on society. He said that technology is an extension of man’s body and senses hence a hammer is an extension of the hand and the automobile is an extension of the leg. He also said that the computer is an extension of the brain. Continue reading iBrain