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Friday, April 4 • 12:00pm - 12:50pm
Choosing Apps for Optimal Learning

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Increased use of touch screen devices (e.g., iPads) in educational technology has resulted in hundreds of available apps for the classroom. However, apps tagged as 'educational' in the marketplace are not created equally; some apps fail to make use of interactions or feedback conducive to learning. This seminar will provide attendees with methods for evaluating educational apps to support constructive learning in the classroom, focusing on finding interactions that promote deep cognitive processes. Feel free to bring your own device(s) and explore app demos along with us.

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Kirsten Butcher

Associate Professor of Instructional Design & Educ, University of Utah
Kirsten Butcher is an Associate Professor of Instructional Design and Educational Technology at the University of Utah. She teaches technology integration courses for pre-service teachers, as well as graduate courses on advanced instructional design and human computer interaction... Read More →
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Lisa Ferrara

Learning Scientist, Product Development

Friday April 4, 2014 12:00pm - 12:50pm PDT
Room 217 5440 S State St, Salt Lake City, UT 84107

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