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Institutions using iPad note that iPad good for “lightweight tasks”

Institutions using iPad note that iPad good for “lightweight tasks”

After a semester of testing out iPads, early reports are detailing how iPads have been useful in browsing websites and e-mail and other generally lightweight tasks. Feedback from students found that about half used the device more for entertainment while the rest tended to use the iPad as a supplemental tool in the classroom rather than somethingRead more about Institutions using iPad note that iPad good for “lightweight tasks”[…]

iPad use Increasing in Higher Education

iPad use Increasing in Higher Education

As reported in a recent Campus Technology article, the use of iPads has been increasing in higher education institutions. A continually updated list of colleges and universities along with other industries using the iPad is maintained by ZDNet bloggers at http://ipadpilots.k12cloudlearning.com/. Although initially approached with some skepticism regarding its use in education, it seems that more institutions are adopting iPadsRead more about iPad use Increasing in Higher Education[…]