Digital Flagship’s technology kit distributions had a new challenge this year: distance. Throughout three weeks of distributions, 8,676 incoming students stopped by a pickup window at St. John Arena at a pre-scheduled time to receive their iPad kit. Masks, hand sanitizer and physical distancing measures protected the health of staff and students during the low-contact pickup. Devices shipped directly to the homes of more than 3,370 students around the country.
A picture may be worth a thousand words, but a video could be worth $1,000.
Students at Ohio State Marion recently helped local non-profits get funding as part of the Pay It Forward initiative. One tool they used to achieve this was video, created on Digital Flagship iPads using the Adobe Spark Video app.
As you prepare to start a new semester, now is the perfect time to make sure you’re getting the most out of your Digital Flagship iPad. Whether this is your first semester using an iPad or you feel like a seasoned pro, there’s always something new to learn about your device.
As iPads become a common sight in classrooms across The Ohio State University, it’s not just the students who are learning with them; educators are also getting new insights into how a common technology can change the way they teach and being helped along the way by the Digital Flagship Educators cohort.
Thanks to 360-degree video, a technology that makes it possible for viewers to see what is happening in every direction, anyone can join the Department of French and Italian’s study abroad trip to Bologna, Italy. It's a tool that could become part of how the department teaches.
So you’ve got an amazing app idea, but what does it really take to see your creation in the App Store? Discover more about app development at App Fest, where you can take a look into every step from coding and design to building your technical team.
Introduction to Psychology courses in Spring 2019 took a new, strategic approach to technology integration in their sections, moving forward with a blended model that made room for customization by individual instructors. The process began when 21 Introduction to Psychology instructors—teaching nearly 1,000 students—received technology and training through the Digital Flagship Educators program in January, 2019. Then it was off to the races.
The Wireless Expansion project continues, with plans to add hundreds of new access points to high-priority classroom buildings in time for autumn semester. Work will also continue this summer at Ohio Stadium and the Oval in Columbus.
From the start, Digital Flagship has been committed to the core ideas of providing access to innovative teaching and learning resources while preparing students for the modern, mobile, technology-driven workforce. After a comprehensive comparison of the 10.5” iPad Air released in March 2019 and the 11” iPad Pro released in October 2018, we have found that the iPad Air will provide the best value for students and educators.