The Learning Mac
By Mark Bunyan & Ian Wilson
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The Learning Mac podcast explores the diverse and exciting ways Macs are used in schools, colleges and other learning contexts to enhance and deliver a creative curriculum designed to meet the needs of modern education systems. Mark and Ian cover Apple hardware, software and the iPod Touch as teaching and learning tools, along with other related issues such as Web 2 apps, 3rd party software, social networking and running Windows on a Mac. Wider issues around technology and learning, productivity v creativity and the long-standing Mac v Windows debate are regular visitors to the dialogue.
||TLM Podcast - episode 8||Mark and Ian really excel themselves with the witty banter in this episode. The fairly recent Leigh Academy Creative Week features in the discussion, as well as all manner of chit chat including Mark’s foray into the shadowy world of double bas||23 7 2011||Free||View In iTunes|
||TLM Podcast - episode 7||Having recently returned from Dubai Mark talks about his experiences going up the Burj Khalifa, Mike treats us to a review of the iPad 2 and Ian adds comedy wherever possible. The accessibility options on iOS devices make fascinating listening when I||27 5 2011||Free||View In iTunes|
||TLM Podcast - episode 6||This episode sees the first iPad training event in a Stoke on Trent primary school. The interviews with ADE’s, Students and advisers give a comprehensive picture of the actual day, and it is interesting to listen to the reactions to this new te||15 1 2011||Free||View In iTunes|
||TLM Podcast - episode 5||This episode abandons the usual format of the show in order to embrace a debate about iPads, literacy and the imagination. Mike and Julian share their wisdom and considerable experience in this area, while Mark and Ian contribute to the discussion with th||5 11 2010||Free||View In iTunes|
||TLM Podcast - episode 4||This episode sees more banter between the hosts of the show. Mark’s iPhone 4 commentary really hits the spot although Ian takes issue about his apparent dissing of the iPad. Ian goes on to discuss mind mapping applications for the Mac and introduce||30 7 2010||Free||View In iTunes|