Strategically Leveraging iPads for New Insights on Teaching and Learning - Sponsored furniture provided by Herman Miller, Bronze Partner

Tuesday, February 10 | 12:45PM–1:30PM | California A, Second Floor
Session Type: Professional Development
In a teaching and technology innovation partnership between Caltech and Pasadena City College, our yearlong study of iPads and a novel collaborative learning app in STEM courses yielded an unprecedented view of the nature of in-class engagement. We quantitatively measured aspects of instructional technology adoption such as students' "learning curve," cognitive complexity of engagement, and individual and class behavior in time , and examined relationships between these measures and teaching methods. Session participants will learn new approaches to time-series analysis and visualization of student data, discuss the results of the study, and apply findings to their institutional settings.

OUTCOMES: Identify applicable methods of time series analysis/visualization of student data * Articulate prior understanding of real-time, in-class, technology-enabled student engagement * Recap project findings and results, including differences between results and expectations


  • Cassandra Horii

    Assistant Vice Provost and Director of the Center for Teaching, Learning & Outreach, California Institute of Technology
  • Julius Su

    Co-Director, Community Science Academy, CTLO, California Institute of Technology

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