The Mouse is Dead: Welcome to the Higher Education Classroom in the Post-PC Era
Ready or not, we are entering the Post-PC era. A time when mobile technology, such as the Apple iPad, will challenge higher education faculty to guide students through the discovery process, rather than lecture from the front of the room. Mobile technologies can transform the teaching and learning process. In the Post-PC era faculty have an opportunity to implement new pedagogies, and students have opportunities to explore, create and apply learning in powerful new ways.
Dr. Chris Penny, West Chester University
Dr. Chris Penny is a proud parent of three amazing little boys, Conner (8), Liam (6) and Keagan (4). He is an Professor of Educational Technology at West Chester University and a graduate of Penn State University. In a previous life he was a professional football (soccer) player.
In 2011 he won the Lindback Distinguished Teaching Award for his excellence in the classroom. In 2007 he became an Apple Distinguished Educator, and in 2009 a Google Certified Teacher. His efforts in teaching and research have the focus of technology integration in education. He recently published an edited book titled Technology Leadership in Teacher Education: Integrated Solutions and Experiences. Has published articles on eBook readers, eMentoring, 24/7 laptop access for teacher candidates, and ePortfolios. His most recent research revolves around the topic of mobile pedagogy, which is the focus of his latest book to be published in 2013. Outside of teaching and research he serves on the Apple Distinguished Educator Advisory Board.