I often think that highlighting one device shows a paucity of pedagogical and/or theoretical knowledge. Learning technologists can't go on about "it's not about the technology" only to then talk 'Macin-tosh'
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> On 12 Mar 2014, at 02:38, "Holley, Debbie" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Morning Margaret
> I use my iPhone for:
> note making (notes function)
> photographs - family type but also at conferences when the last powerpoint with the reference list comes up!
> To take photos of posters i find of interest at conferences
> To tweet (i tweet lots and then email the ones linked to government docs/ reports to myself as an aide memoire to bookmark later
> To play angry birds (with the volume off!) in dull meetings
> To keep track of emails/ details of contacts i meet (i photo and file their business cards - otherwise always lose them!)
> I keep my work email and private email separate but can access both on my iPhone
> Skype occasionally
> Download Apps sparingly
> Have music and audio books to listen
> I view presentation slides on my phone as prompts - works better then looking behind me when talking (i tend to 'wander' in my teaching classrooms!
> nothing there that an Android phone wouldnt do, but it links to my iPad well
> Re the cost of contracts - our whole family use GiffGaff a community based network where you only pay what you need...
> best, Debbie
> From: learning development in higher education network [[log in to unmask]] on behalf of Margaret MacDougall [[log in to unmask]]
> Sent: 11 March 2014 21:55
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: iPhones in Higher Education
> I would be interested to receive examples from list members of where
> owning an iPhone, as opposed to a basic mobile phone, has enhanced their
> working lives. i have decided to do a little research before making any
> decision to invest in my own iPhone.
> Many thanks
> Best wishes
> Dr Margaret MacDougall
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