CAHSS Faculty Presentations, Proceedings, Lectures, and Symposia


Effective Teaching Tools for the iPad in the Classroom

Event Name

Engagement Strategies for Quality Online Learning Conference

Event Location

Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, FL


Department of Writing and Communication

Document Type

Conference Presentation

Presentation Date



Using the iPad in the classroom is an effective way to engage students in quality online learning experiences. This presentation will provide faculty with an introduction to current mobile learning research and scholarship and how the iPad can be utilized for pedagogical purposes to promote online learning. This presentation will describe mobile learning characteristics, such as personalized and timely learning, that are conducive to teaching and are related to experiential learning theories. Based on the results of a survey completed by faculty in the FCAS, the presentation will also highlight valuable resources with the iPad and across disciplines that educators can use to tailor their pedagogical practices to meet their students’ learning styles. Most specifically, this presentation will offer suggestions for specific educational applications to be used in the classroom using the iPad.



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