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.
As an Ohio State Newark Academic Advisor, Max Gulick helps first and second-year students navigate the degree planning process; this year, using the course planner feature of the Ohio State: Discover app to simplify and add greater flexibility to these plans.
Digital Flagship brings the annual opportunity to visit Apple’s Cupertino headquarters for a three-day session with their app design experts. This year a team of Ohio State students, researchers, administrators and developers visited Cupertino to conceptualize an app to support student mental health.
On Wednesday, November 7, educators from across Ohio State and beyond gathered to share how technology is enhancing the student experience. From professors to advisors, from support staff to students, attendees had the opportunity to learn first-hand from Digital Flagship Educators. New for 2018, the Innovate Faculty Showcase also included the voice of students.
Join us on November 7 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. in Pomerene 280 to learn from Digital Flagship Educators and students. Our presenters will be exploring new ways to give students a voice and showcasing unique assignment opportunities , building excitement around starting college and sharing experiences with iPads in and outside the classroom.
This winter a group of students, staff and developers from Ohio State visited Apple’s Enterprise Design Lab to develop the framework for an app that would help incoming students transition to college. The app, called ‘Discover’, is now available in the app store and is downloaded automatically on to all iPads distributed through Digital Flagship.