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Untether Your Teaching

Combining new portable devices with wireless projection systems allows instructors to step away from the podium and make the classroom a more active space. Instructors can move around the room, use device cameras to project, and hand devices to students to work on problems.

Some devices make it easy for anyone in the classroom to project their screen and present their ideas. UMass Amherst IT is working with several instructors to explore an iPad & AppleTV setup.

See how Associate Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology David Gross has embraced these changes and uses his tablet as the lynch-pin to hold it all together. Here’s a look at how he’s integrated a ton of technology to flip his team-based learning classroom.