iTeach is a student technology fee funded pilot project that places mobile devices such as iPads in the hands of faculty and students.
Through the implementation of the iTeach Pilot faculty and students will:
1. Explore the impact of mobile device technology on faculty practices and perceptions.
a. Evaluate the iPad and/or iPod Touch as a way to present content and promote student engagement.
b. Participate in a learning community.
c. Assess faculty utilization of technology enabled instruction through pre and post surveys.
2. Develop strategies to convey information utilizing various electronically based applications while providing engaging and powerful learning experiences, content, and resources applicable to GPC students.
a. Provide faculty with mobile, electronic devices, to promote the exploration of using mobile technology with students.
b. Develop podcasts content to customize learning opportunities utilizing mobile devices.
c. Test and review applications for courses.
d. Explore ebook options.
e. Develop a plan to utilize the power of mobile device technology to reach all learners anytime and anywhere in Fall 2011 or Spring 2012.
f. Share experiences with other GPC faculty at Faculty Development Day, the annual GPC Teaching and Technology Conference, and at other college sponsored events.
g. Be available to be contacted by other faculty for guidance and consultation, present workshops, and/or be willing to provide scheduled access to their classroom for other faculty
3. Explore the impact of enhanced technology on student learning.
a. Evaluate student perceptions and practices through use of pre and post student surveys.
b. Assess student utilization of applications.