Archive for iPads

Value of iPads for teaching and learning?

Posted in teaching with tags on 23 March 2011 by Steve

“An earlier post commented on the use of iPads in the classroom. The Chronicle of Higher Education notes two contrasting reports of the value of iPads for teaching and learning, the one referred to in the previous post and the other in the FT. The latter was much more positive about the value than the former …” (more)

[Registrarism, 23 March]

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Kindle Failed Tests at Several Colleges. Will iPads Do Better?

Posted in teaching with tags , on 20 April 2010 by Steve

“Reed College plans to do a formal experiment with iPads by loading the devices with class readings and giving them to students to see how they compare with traditional textbooks. Reed was one of seven campuses to run a similar experiment with Kindles in partnership with Amazon – and students largely gave that device a failing grade …” (more)

[Jeff Young, Chronicle of Higher Education, 19 April]