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Apple TV in the Classroom: From Pilot to Institution-Wide Installation
March 26, 2014 | A session at the NERCOMP Annual Conference

An instructor walks into a classroom and wonders, "Why can't I use my Apple TV to connect my iPad to the projector? It's just like my TV at home." And thus begins Providence C…

2012 Horizon Report
February 3, 2012

Co-produced by ELI and NMC each year, the Horizon Report describes six areas of emerging technology that will have significant impact on higher education and creative expression over the next one…

New ELI 7 Things... Explores the Evolution of the Textbook
April 16, 2012

Tablet devices and the publishing they enable are leading us to reconsider what constitutes a textbook, and they certainly change the landscape of what it has traditionally meant to wr…

eTexts: A Perishable Opportunity for Higher Education?
January 24, 2012

What role, if any, should colleges and universities play in the shift from print to digital textbooks (eTexts) ? One perspective is that eTexts are a consumer transaction between a publisher …

Effective Deployment of Tablets and iPads: Lessons Learned
March 18, 2014 | A session at the EDUCAUSE Connect: Chicago

The Creighton College of Arts and Sciences implemented a college-wide iPad project with many logistical and technological challenges. The program involved nearly 40 faculty and more than a thousa…

ECAR National Study of Undergraduates and Information Technology, 2011
December 15, 2011

The EDUCAUSE Center for Analysis and Research (ECAR) has experienced a groundbreaking year in 2011, with an aggressive research agenda implementing two versions of its annual National Study of U…

How Are Students Actually Using IT? An Ethnographic Study
November 29, 2011

This ECAR research bulletin describes an anthropological ethnographic analysis of student practices relating to the use of information technology on the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) c…

New ELI 7 Things... Explores Projecting from Mobile Devices
March 12, 2012

Emerging technologies allow users to connect to classroom projection systems from mobile devices, including tablets and some smartphones. Such tools can change the character of interaction…

Mobile Assessment of Student Learning for the Blended Classroom
February 5, 2014 | A session at the ELI Virtual Annual Meeting 2014

This session will introduce multiple ways to assess student learning through mobile devices such as smartphones, tablets, and laptops. It will feature real-time implementation of evidence-based m…

Organic Chemistry Demystified and Mobilized with a Touch of Technology
February 5, 2014 | A session at the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative Annual Meeting

Undergraduate students in an introductory organic chemistry course were provided with iPad minis equipped with iSpartan, a powerful molecular visualization app, for one semester. Student performa…