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iPad Basic Training

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  1. iPad Basic Training Everything you wanted to know but were afraid to ask a 10-year-old.

  2. Overview About iOS Devices Device Basics Settings iTunes and App Store App Management Evaluating Apps Browsing Camera Apps: Productivity Toolkit

  3. iOS Devices • Multi-touch technology • Up to 10 hours of battery life • Instant on • Internal mic • WiFi (or WiFi + 3G) • HD video camera • Safe and secure • Built-in accessibility • Free iOS updates

  4. iPad Controls Front Camera Status Bar Apps Multi-touch Screen Screen View Indicator Home

  5. iPad Controls Headphone Jack Microphone Back Camera Speaker Dock Connector

  6. Screens • Swiping • Right, left, up, down • Where am I? • Search • Swipe left to right • Home button • On-screen keyboard • Activate • Hide

  7. Status Bar • Wireless connection indicator • Time • Bluetooth • Battery status • Charging • Not Charging • Laptops and some USB ports

  8. Settings • Personalize your iPad • Set the date and time • Configure your network connection • Change other iPad settings • Control features in apps • Etc.

  9. Settings • WiFi • Connect (check status bar) • General Settings • Date and Time • Auto-Lock • Restrictions • Etc. • Navigation arrows

  10. Accessibility • VoiceOver speaks items on the screen • Zoom magnifies the entire screen • Large Text makes text larger in Contacts, Mail and Notes • White on Black reverses contrast

  11. Scavenger Hunt • Change your wallpaper • Change your Auto-Lock setting • Check the date and time • Turn Location Services on for Google Earth • List available WiFi Networks

  12. iTunes • Source for content • Music • Movies • TV Shows • Podcasts • Audiobooks • Etc. • Must have an iTunes account to download apps • Do not need credit card to download free apps • Work with a partner • Search for a free podcast in a shared area of interest

  13. App Management • Appsbergers: an addiction to apps • Moving • Deleting • Folders • Viewing and closing open apps • Evaluating apps

  14. Moving and Deleting Apps • Touch and hold any icon until all “jiggle” • Can slide any icon to rearrange or put on another screen • Can delete installed apps by touching x • Cannot delete “native” apps

  15. Creating Folders • Press and hold any icon until all “jiggle” • Drag one icon on top of another • Folder window will open with suggested name • Can rename • To remove, press and hold, drag out of folder

  16. View and Close Open Apps • Double click Home button • Open apps appear at bottom for quick access • Press and hold any icon until all “jiggle” • Press minus sign in corner to close • Does not remove app from device

  17. App Store • Searching for apps • Selecting compatible apps for your device • + next to price indicates universal app • Customer ratings and reviews

  18. Downloading Apps • Can download either on iPad or on computer through iTunes to sync with iPad • Click Free or Buy App • Click Download • Enter password • Download starts automatically • Will sync with iTunes next time you connect with computer • Work with others in your discipline to find a free app to download and install (rubric)

  19. App Evaluation Guide • Handout • http://kathyschrock.net/pdf/ipad_app_rubric.pdf • http://learninginhand.com/blog/evaluation-rubric-for-educational-apps.html

  20. Browsing • Safari • Access the keyboard • .com key • Hide the keyboard • User’s manual • 50 top tips and tricks: http://www.techradar.com/news/computing/apple/50-really-useful-ipad-tips-and-tricks-688556 • Adding and accessing bookmarks • Zooming in and out • Viewing and closing multiple pages

  21. Camera • Switching cameras • Rotation lock to make shutter access easier • Focus and light meter • Switching from still to video • Screen Shots

  22. Managing Photos • Accessing photos • Management bar • Slide Show • Slider • Deleting • Downloading to computer

  23. Managing Camera and Photo Screens

  24. Productivity Toolkit • Diigo • www.diigo.com • Bookmark, notes, pictures • Dropbox • www.dropbox.com • Share files among devices • neuAnnotate • PDF reader • iBooks • Project Gutenberg books, iTunes books (paid content) • Total Recall • Mind Mapping

  25. Anywhere, anytime access • Differentiated curriculum • Multi-sensory • Interactive • Highly motivating • Good practice for sharing in a small group • Keep individual needs in mind Learning Tools

  26. Resources • http://apple.com/education/resources/ • http://apple.com/education/ipad • http://dmourlam.wordpress.com/2011/08/18/ipad-app-of-the-week-add-to-home-screen/