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Curious about using Apps for teaching and research?

UMass Boston Librarians and Educational Technologists are offering hands-on workshops!  iPad Workshop Promotional Handout Spring 2016

Add mobile apps to your research tool kit. Attend 1…or all 5 iPad workshops and get hands-on experience with educational apps through engaging exercises aimed at exploring the potential of research apps.

Join Librarian Teresa Maceira and Adaptive Technology Specialist Matt McCubbin in this series of sessions covering a variety of apps for searching our databases, access e-journals and e-books, discover and organize online content, create quick and easy presentations, and learn about accessibility features on Apple devices.

Feel free to share this announcement with colleagues and students –the workshops are open to everyone!


  • Tuesday, February 16,  1:00-2:00pm
    Featured Apps: Browzine, Financial Times, RefME, Bluefire Reader
  • Tuesday, March 1, 10:00-11:00am
    Featured Apps:  PubMed, Gale Databases, EBSCOhost Databases, Census.gov
  • Wednesday, March 23, 3:00-4:00pm
    Featured Apps: Evernote, Dropbox, Pocket, and Flipboard
  • Thursday, April 7, 11:00am-12:00pm
    Featured Speaker: Matt McCubbin, Adaptive Technology Specialist
    Featured Apps: Voice Dream Reader and Apple iOS Assistive Technology Features
  • Monday, April 25, 12:00-1:00pm
    Featured Apps: Prezi, Educreations, Haiku Deck, Google Slides


All workshops will be held in the Center for Library Instruction, Healey-04-015


To register: IT Training Portal


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