Category Archives: iPads

Problems with D2L Assignment Grader App

A number of faculty have reported problems connecting to Brightspace when using the D2L Assignment Grader app for iPad and Android. The problem is related to our upgrade from Springboard to Brightspace and prevents the app from authenticating correctly to … Continue reading

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Assignment Grader Tips

A lot has changed since our last post about Desire2Learn’s (D2L) Assignment Grader app. For those unfamiliar, Assignment Grader is an iPad app created by D2L to enable grading dropbox assignments away from your computer. It synchronizes with Springboard and … Continue reading

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Jumpstart Your Semester with Binder

Studying on the go? No WiFi where you’re going? Binder provides full access to all of your Springboard courses when and where you need them. With Binder, you are able to download all of your course materials for offline viewing. Then, view, … Continue reading

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Guide To Binder

After downloading the Binder app, this guide will show you how to start using Binder. Step-by-step directions are easy to follow, helping you locate, explain, and use the options available to you. Use the directions below to help you connect your Binder to your … Continue reading

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Using Desire2Learn Assignment Grader with Springboard

Desire2Learn(D2L) Assignment Grader is an iPad app created by D2L to enable the grading of dropbox assignments. It synchronizes with Springboard and provides mobile, offline, access to dropbox submissions. Some of the features and benefits of Assignment Grader are: Grade … Continue reading

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Special Presentation: iTunes U, iPads and Electronic Resources

On April 19th, from 1:00-2:30, Instructional Services and ITL are hosting a session on using iPads and iTunes U in your courses. Randy Spears and alumnus Jacob Bane from the Fisher School of Business at OSU will talk about how … Continue reading

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iTunes U migration

The University of Akron will be transitioning to a new version of iTunes U at the end of June. This new version of iTunes U will allow us to post a greater variety of content, including books created using iBooks … Continue reading

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Apple Learning Tour

If you’re interested in creating iBooks or using iTunes U, the Apple Learning Tour is coming to Akron on June 27th. Open to all UA faculty and staff, the Apple Learning Tour is an opportunity to experience how you can … Continue reading

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Watch the Tech Talk Tuesday Presentation on “iPads in the Classroom”

If you missed the recent Tech Talk Tuesday presentation on using your iPad in the classroom, a video of the presentation is now available online. The presentation will explain what you need to get your iPad connected to a projector, … Continue reading

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Using iPads in the Classroom

We’ve received a lot of interest on using Apple’s iPad in the classroom. This post will be the first of many relating to the iPad and it’s use in the classroom (both online and virtual). Future posts will cover apps … Continue reading

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