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Virtual Learning Showcase: Exploring Microsoft Surface for Teaching and Learning

Microsoft Surface promotes active learning, collaborative exploration, and real-time feedback. At this session, Jon Crutchfield highlighted Surface pilots under way at the University of Notre Dame involving collaboration among undergraduate students, faculty members, and staff members in the following disciplines and departments: business, engineering, geography, library, science, and information technology. He displayed how the Microsoft Surface enables new modes of human-computer interaction and learning including interacting with physical and digital elements in the periodic table, exploring the history of buildings on campus, and creating new learning strategies and modalities using interactive gaming.

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