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Creating a Fluid Learning Environment
October 13, 2014

Key Takeaways By 2025, mobile natives — students born after the Apple iPhone went to market — will be entering higher education , bringing with them an era of mobile l…

Turning the iPad into a Dynamic Hub in the Language Classroom
January 29, 2014

By Colin Keaveney Colin Keaveney is assistant professor of French (Teaching), University of Southern California. Recently, I decided to use iPad functionalities to enhance prepa…

7 Things You Should Know About Telepresence Robots
December 9, 2013

Most telepresence robots combine a mobile base with a small screen placed roughly at the height of a person —think of a tablet computer atop a mop handle anchored to a rolling platfo…

Tablets in the Forest: Mobile Technology for Inquiry-Based Learning
November 4, 2013

Key Takeaways To support an inquiry-based field research experience , McGill University gave environmental biology students mobile devices to gather rich data in the field and t…

ECAR Study of Undergraduate Students and Information Technology, 2013 - Infographic
September 18, 2013

ECAR has surveyed undergraduate students annually since 2004 about technology in higher education. In 2013, ECAR collaborated with more than 250 higher education institutions to collect responses…

Exploring Students' Mobile Learning Practices in Higher Education
October 7, 2013

Key Takeaways A university-wide survey on students' mobile learning practices showed that ownership of mobile devices is high among students and that tablets are the mos…

One University: Transforming the Student Experience
October 7, 2013

Key Takeaways The One University digital initiative is an ongoing effort to improve the student and community experience at the University of Oklahoma through innovative new …

Expense Experiments
August 28, 2013

"In the name of student savings, institutions are testing everything from all-tablet learning to textbook rentals to open educational resources (OER) -- though similar projects delivered mix…

Tablets in the Higher Ed Classroom: Learning from a Large-Scale Initiative - Sponsored furniture provided by Herman Miller, Bronze Partner
February 11, 2015 | A session at the ELI Annual Meeting 2015

A tablet device puts a powerful engagement tool at the fingertips of learners and instructors. Tablets can enrich learning because of their multiple uses, connectivity, simplicity, ability to pro…

Increasing iPad Usability for Digital Literacy in Under-Represented Communities
July 1, 2013

Key Takeaways After receiving 10 iPads , the library staff at Winston-Salem State University wanted to increase the devices' usability as a supplemental instructional tool, s…