- Plenary – IGNITE!
short presentations on fun topics – motivation, CALI, show n tell, etc.
- Bringing Fun Back Into the Classroom: How to Compete With Facebook and Win Presented by: Colleen Martinez Skinner, Florida Coastal School of Law, Charles Pipins II, Florida Coastal School of Law
- keep students engaged by using the technology they already bring to class everyday (and sometimes even their brains).
- use traditional games or even cell phones to tempt those millennials into actively learning.
- designed to get the information to the students as well as make learning fun again
pollanywhere.com – ask a multiple choice question, students can send a tgext on their phone or go to a url, can download a slide for ppt with the results; ask a open-ended question, answers upload to a ppt slide
xtranormal.com – make humorous video – use it to give an assignment, reinforce important concepts – if you can type, you can make movies
youtube.com – eg Dating contract UQ Law Review, bar & grill singers, hearsay exception
crossword puzzles – eclipsecrossword.com – create on PC, free, good for distance learning , pc & mac compatible for users
Bingo -keeps students engaged during class
Family Feud – divide class into 2 teams – ppt templates on be-a-gameshow-host-wikidpaces.com
Jeopardy – 53 slides
- University of Texas: Exploring Our New Digital Teaching Courtroom Presented by: Karyn Kondoff, University of Texas School of Law, Andy Martinez, University of Texas School of Law
- The University of Texas School of Law recently finished redesigning one of their “ordinary” teaching courtrooms into a state-of-the-art, digital teaching courtroom –
- dedicated to paperless trials and the latest in digital evidence.
- Students rotate through the digital courtroom and are taught how to deliver digital evidence, use annotation tools, capture software, etc.
- From Classroom to Clinic: Unbound in Time and Space Presented by: Greg Clinton, North Carolina Central University School of Law, James Beckwith, Jr., North Carolina Central University School of Law
- techniques and best practices in a smart classroom, emphasizing effective use of computer, audio, and video enhancements.
- classroom capture systems and the advantages of a split-screen archive that is searchable by the minute on a given date.
- contrast evolving courtroom technology with that of the classroom.
- clinic and courtroom technology
use Panopto (similar to Echo 360, Tegrity, MediaSite)
video capture classroom lectures
capture mediation sessions with prof’s ability to add comments
capture trial practice
TALIAS – technology-assited legal instruction and services –
telepresence in all legal aid offices
distance learning – CMA client
students download the software and are given a 4G card
- App Development for Mobile Devices: Go Native, Go Web? What Types of Apps? Presented by: Rich McCue, University of Victoria Faculty of Law
- the pros and cons of Native Mobile App development
- the limitations of HTML5 Mobile Web Apps.
- the types of information students are typically looking for while using their phones
- the tasks that lend themselves to mobile interfaces,
- some popular application development platforms and mobile web frameworks that have been developed with higher education in mind.
Web APPS – easier to create (html5 & java), cheaper, available sooner, easier to update, multiple platform
WEB APPS dev – modo labs, molly, ucla, drupal, jQuery
Native APPS – loads faster, has access to QR code reader, camera & gps, can launch apps offline, can push out notifications, integrates with calendar data & contacts
NATIVE APPS dev – appcelerator, phone gap, flash, corona sdk