iPads in Higher Education – Western Illinois University’s Faculty Innovators



In 2001, Western Illinois University’s College of Education and Human Services (COEHS) began the Faculty Innovators program, to encourage faculty members to integrate technology into teaching and learning. Participating faculty receive a technological device as an incentive for participating in the two-year, professional development program. The 2010 Faculty Innovator cohort is exploring applications of Apple’s iPad. More here.


About Andy Brovey

Dr. Andy Brovey, The Portable Prof, helps others make sense and make use of digital tools through his work, websites and social media. He has over 30 years experience in educational technology, including teaching, administration and professional development. In 2007, Apple Inc. recognized his work and named him an Apple Distinguished Educator. He started this iPad Academy website shortly after the first iPad went on sale to help others become more comfortable and competent with the iPad, in person and online. His latest venture is Teach About Tech, a resource marketplace for technology trainers.