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

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Students experimenting with iPads (Inside Higher Ed/Houston CC)

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 something that replaced textbooks and laptops.

Read more at: http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2010/12/22/college_students_test_drive_the_apple_ipad

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