This article reviews recent research initiatives and studies that have set out to assess the impact of the iPad on teaching and learning.
The university’s School of Leadership and Education Sciences recently announced the creation of a Mobile Technology Learning Center to provide research-based answers to questions surrounding mobile technology and learning. Also, this fall, the university will offer educators and administrators the first accredited certificate in mobile technology tools, teaching, and metrics.
[Source: Campus Technology]
All 1,400 members of Seton Hall’s incoming class are getting new smartphones and free cell phone plans when they arrive at the Catholic university for orientation this summer. The school will use a data-gathering feature on the Nokia phones to survey students about how they are using the device in and out of the classroom.
The proceedings for the 2012 NITLE Symposium, “Inventing the Future: Innovative Models and Practices in Liberal Education,” are now available online. Focused on innovations at the intersection of liberal education, inquiry, and information technology, this conference addresses a range of topics, including digital humanities, collaboration, liberal arts online, and new learning resources.
Many of us remember Steve Jobs and his wish to ‘revolutionize education’, but how many universities and colleges are taking advantage of the learning-based tools Apple has provided?
Created in 2007, iTunes U is advertised by Apple as a service that can be used to design and distribute courses that go beyond traditional print media. Designed to appeal to educators, the platform can be used to create interactive learning material for students at university, college or K-12 level.
According to Apple, there have been over 700 million downloads to date of iTunes U. However, are there many colleges and universities who have made the transition from their own platforms to the modern service on offer?
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The Ohio State University has announced a plan to build an innovative, forward-looking learning environment that will enhance teaching and student learning. The plan, called Digital First, will expand classroom technology, foster a 21st century mobile learning environment with technology including iPads, and enhance digital learning content through tools such as iTunes U and iBooks Author.
[Source: OSU News Room]
This infographic shares findings from a variety of recent studies on technology use by college students.
Review findings from three Indiana University faculty learning communities that spent a year studying the effectiveness of iPads for teaching and learning.