Live Blogging from the CALI Conference – Day 2

  • Plenary – Richard Nash
  • A Flip Video Camera, Lady Gaga and the Tax Courts: The Use of Technology in the Classroom Presented by:  Thomas Sneed, Ohio State University Moritz College of Law
    • Xtranormal or a You Tube video to assist in conveying course content to students.
    • examples from an advanced legal research class at the Moritz College of Law,
    • easy-to-use and inexpensive technological resources, including instructor-created video hypotheticals and alternative presentation software.

more active classroom

enhance engagement

xtranormal – start with 300 pts,  with educator discount 5000 more pts, use pts to pay for backgrounds & actors

prezi – alternative to ppt – $30/yr, educator discount for 2nd level

What do educational technolgists support?

  1. projectors, lecture capture, videoconferencing, exam software, polling software
  2. CMS (81% use Twen)
  3. distance education (ABAallowing more credits)
    1. Adobe Connect (maybe supported by Westlaw)
    2. Elluminate – bought by Blackboard (maybe supported by Lexis)
  4. faculty technology
    1. bepress, ssrn, expressO
    2. blogging, youtube, ppt
  5. student technology

more faculty are comfortable with the technology than 2 years ago

future – mobile devices

  • Law School Mobility Presented by: Tom Ryan, Rutgers, The State University of NJ, Camden, Tim DiVito, Rutgers, The State University of NJ, Camden

    • new ways to leverage these devices to enhance the technology offerings at a law school. 

    • making network printers available to iOS devices

    • enhancements to wireless networks to handle increased wireless usage, making mobile video available to iOS, Android and Blackberry OS,

    • using QRCodes in electronic and print media and more!  

register mobile devices

mobile printing using AirPrint (iphone), printbot (droid)

streaming video on mobile – code H264

QR codes for room schedules, exams

online attendance taking

access to network folders (webDAV)

create QR codes – jQuery

web slide shows –

iOS5 – do not have to sync to computer, do not have to use iTunes


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