Thursday, January 31, 2013
Lessons from the iPad
I received a fantastic reception from a room full of professional engineers and facilitators today. I presented some findings from my recent work investigating using digital media and software to enhance elearning today, to facilitators at a strategic planning workshop. I was so nervous before the meeting. I kept thinking, "these guys will think this is so old hat" and "what happens if i can't get stuff to show on the iPad?" and in the end I did have trouble with wikispaces, the view on iPad is terrible and it was the one item I hadn't double checked. When I tried to link to it from the link I had put into Google+, it simply didn't work, and when I went into safari and linked to it there, the page view was woeful. There seemed to be some kind of disconnect when I plugged the iPad into the projector. When I loaded up my iBooks CV it changed all the page layout & colours. It wasn't a `digital' projector with a usb interface, it was an old pin plug one, I wonder if that had something to do with it?
I've re-checked the ibook CV again at home tonight with the iPad disconnected from a projector and the CV is now showing normally as I would expect it to.