• iPad Tutorials

    This page contains many tutorials about how to use your iPad for teaching and learning. Whether you want to use your iPad to: record videos of student presentations, for use in the field, or provide your students digital feedback, all of these topics and more are available as training guides or videos on this page.

    If you have additional ways that you use the iPad for teaching and learning, please come to one of our Faculty iPad User Group meetings and share your ideas with us.

    Backup your iOS device using iCloud  

    Hamline recommends using the free 5Gb of iCloud storage for iOS device backups.
    However, due to large file sizes, it is recommended that users backup photos to their computer using iCloud.

    iOS Backup Instructions (Google Doc)

    Use your iPad to Give Digital Feedback to Your Students' Work:

    (If you have problems viewing the videos below, please download and install the Silverlight plug-in)

    Create ink and audio annotations using Notability:

     video iconhttp://hamline.mediasite.com/mediasite/Play/3a54ae5dd1c04198999739c93fea08891d

    Create ink and video annotations using Explain Everything:

    video icon http://hamline.mediasite.com/virtualdirectory/viewer/?peid=fca4c8aa-74a7-4c99-aa72-abdcb21275c4 

    Use your iPad as a Camcorder to Record Class Content:


     Record a video introduction for your hybrid or online course using Techsmith Fuse:

    PDF  Techsmith_Fuse.pdf

     Record guest lectures and student presentations with your iPad and an external microphone:

    PDF  iPad-on-a-Stick.pdf (Students who need to create a Teacher Performance Assessment video may find this tutorial useful)

    Preparing iPads for the Field Work/Research:

    Kathryn Malody's presentation on how to prepare iPads for the field:


  • Tech News & Alerts

    Internet Explorer (IE) versions 10 and lower will no longer be supported by Microsoft beginning January 12, 2016. ITS will deploy Internet Explorer version 11 on Wednesday, January 20.

    WebTop and FileAccess applications were decommissioned (taken out of service) on Sunday, January 3. Going forward, you may use Virtual Desktop (VDI) to connect remotely to Hamline's network.

    On Monday, November 9, 2015, Computerworld announced that Hamline University CIO Mark Kondrak was named a 2016 Premier 100 Technology Leaders honoree.