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iPads in Action: Digital Literacy

Students are captivated by multimedia experiences and enjoy reading eBooks. This workshop will demonstrate and review a variety of iPad apps that enable students to cleverly capture, create and share their own digital stories.

At iPads in Action: Digital Literacy a range of lesson ideas will be shared as participants explore how they can easily create multimedia stories, poems, plays and news reports.

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8 December 2014
Location: Macquarie ICT Innovations Centre, North Ryde | 9am – 3pm | $265 (inclGST) | MyPL Course Code: DV02674

“iPads are an excellent tool for students to use to work together to create and share digital stories.”

Come and experience how easily iPads can allow teachers and students to create, edit and publish digital stories. This workshop will include practical demonstrations and a range of engaging hands on activities. Teachers will be:

  • introduced to a diverse selection of apps for digital storytelling
  • involved in creating a range of digital stories, reports, plays and poems
  • provided with lesson ideas and demonstrations of digital stories created by students of different ages
  • given insights into recent research projects that highlight how digital literacy can encourage and support literacy learning

Participants will also explore and discuss ways that digital story telling can encourage students to work together cooperatively and promote critical and creative thinking.

Dr Nerida McCredie Think3

During her 13 years of classroom teaching, Dr Nerida McCredie has been recognised for her work in digital learning and awarded for her innovative classroom practice. Her doctoral thesis explored students’ insights into how they learn through design using technology. Nerida now works as an educational adviser, researcher, trainer and keynote presenter. She is highly regarded for her dedication in working with students, teachers and principals to explore and create innovative ways to use technology for effective and lasting learning outcomes. think3s