Using iPads to Support ESOL
Chris Barber and Kathy Boyer
Jisc Regional Support Centre for Yorkshire and Humber
www.jiscrs...
Purpose of the session
 To introduce some iPad apps and features and
also some websites to support ESOL teaching
 Hands...
Context
www.jiscrsc.ac.uk/YH
December 7, 2013 | slide 3
Why iPads
 Accessibility features
 Quality Controlled Apps – 0ver 800,000 at the last
count
 Can be used as a personal...
Why iPads
 Can be used to support and extend learning
 To show videos, podcasts, e-books and electronic
book, (as well ...
Why iPads
Question
Can you think of a “typical” ESOL student and give
some examples of the kind of problems that they
may...
Using iPads to Support Learning
December 7, 2013 | slide 7
Web solutions – QRStuff.Com
http://www.qrstuff.com/
http://blog.dundee.ac.uk/acc
essibility/2011/10/qr-codesand-accessib...
Web solutions – QRVoice.Net
www.qrvoice.net
December 7, 2013 | slide 9
Web solutions – Robobraille.org
December 7, 2013 | slide 10
Voice Recording and Playback
Simple voice
recorders and text to
speech readers
December 7, 2013 | slide 11
Creativity
Various apps which
allow you to create
movies, ebooks, create
blogs, read QR codes
or create photo diaries
and...
Productivity
Vary from quiz
makers, speech to
text, recorders with
bookmarks, “cloud”
saving apps and an
app for saving u...
Drawing
Much as the title
implies! Skitch can
save to EverNote and
the others have
various degrees of
sophistication!
De...
Sharing Information
MS Office emulators
and the real thing plus
apps for sharing
writing and drawings
and potentially
cre...
Reference
Some ESOL based
apps and some
general information
giving apps
December 7, 2013 | slide 16
Contact
c.p.barber@leeds.ac.uk
k.boyer@leeds.ac.uk
http://www.jiscrsc.ac.uk/YH
support@rsc-yh.ac.uk
December 7, 2013 | s...
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  • 1. Using iPads to Support ESOL Chris Barber and Kathy Boyer Jisc Regional Support Centre for Yorkshire and Humber www.jiscrsc.ac.uk/YH Go to View > Header & Footer to edit www.jisc.ac.uk/rsc December 7, 2013 | slide 1 RSCs – Stimulating and supporting innovation in learning
  • 2. Purpose of the session  To introduce some iPad apps and features and also some websites to support ESOL teaching  Hands on and discussion as to how these might be useful in your own teaching and learning December 7, 2013 | slide 2
  • 3. Context www.jiscrsc.ac.uk/YH December 7, 2013 | slide 3
  • 4. Why iPads  Accessibility features  Quality Controlled Apps – 0ver 800,000 at the last count  Can be used as a personal device or as an institutional device  Easy to set up and use December 7, 2013 | slide 4
  • 5. Why iPads  Can be used to support and extend learning  To show videos, podcasts, e-books and electronic book, (as well as take and show photographs)  To find information  To speak information  To record voice and video  To use in the classroom for quick quizzes to test understanding  ….and so on December 7, 2013 | slide 5
  • 6. Why iPads Question Can you think of a “typical” ESOL student and give some examples of the kind of problems that they may encounter? December 7, 2013 | slide 6
  • 7. Using iPads to Support Learning December 7, 2013 | slide 7
  • 8. Web solutions – QRStuff.Com http://www.qrstuff.com/ http://blog.dundee.ac.uk/acc essibility/2011/10/qr-codesand-accessibility/ December 7, 2013 | slide 8
  • 9. Web solutions – QRVoice.Net www.qrvoice.net December 7, 2013 | slide 9
  • 10. Web solutions – Robobraille.org December 7, 2013 | slide 10
  • 11. Voice Recording and Playback Simple voice recorders and text to speech readers December 7, 2013 | slide 11
  • 12. Creativity Various apps which allow you to create movies, ebooks, create blogs, read QR codes or create photo diaries and talk to a cat and have it talk back to you! December 7, 2013 | slide 12
  • 13. Productivity Vary from quiz makers, speech to text, recorders with bookmarks, “cloud” saving apps and an app for saving useful bits of websites! December 7, 2013 | slide 13
  • 14. Drawing Much as the title implies! Skitch can save to EverNote and the others have various degrees of sophistication! December 7, 2013 | slide 14
  • 15. Sharing Information MS Office emulators and the real thing plus apps for sharing writing and drawings and potentially creating entire lessons! December 7, 2013 | slide 15
  • 16. Reference Some ESOL based apps and some general information giving apps December 7, 2013 | slide 16
  • 17. Contact c.p.barber@leeds.ac.uk k.boyer@leeds.ac.uk http://www.jiscrsc.ac.uk/YH support@rsc-yh.ac.uk December 7, 2013 | slide 17