iPads in Graduate Professional Education
Without a clear understanding of its effectiveness in ehancing learning or engagement, mobile technology is growing, and its insertion in educational settings is becoming more prevalent. This presentation focuses on a study of the effects of the use of iPads by students in a graduate professional program in Management. Results conclude with recommendations for flawless integration.
Norma I. Scagnoli, Director of eLearning in the College of Business at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Norma I. Scagnoli is the Director of eLearning in the College of Business at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where she plays a key role in faculty development and integration of technology in classroom teaching and learning. Norma has extensive experience in online education as instructor, administrator and researcher. Before that, she was Program Coordinator of CTER, an online masters program for teachers at the College of Education, University of Illinois. She has also contributed to the field with her research on technologies for teaching and learning, online learning models, and faculty and student orientation for online education, which has been published and presented in specialized journals and conferences. Norma has a Ph.D. in Human Resource Development from the University of Illinois, where she also earned a Masters degree in Education with specialization in Instructional Technologies.