Tuesday, February 19, 2019

iPad versus books

Foresman, C. (2010) iPad gets the university treatment this fall Wired, July 24 A summary of the various initiatives taking place this fall semester in...

A good reason to give students iPads?

Nagel, D. (2010) IIT rolling out iPads to incoming class Campus Technology, May 18 The Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago is giving its first...

New gadgets in Canadian higher education

Pagliaro, J. (2010) Apple America: Why Canada’s learning technology experts say tech handouts are lackluster Macleans, May 17 Another disappointing article from a national journal,...

IPad on sale in Canada May 28

Just in case you missed the announcement, the iPad goes on sale in Canada on May 28. Prices range from C$549 (16 GB) to C$879...

Are e-books good for studying?

Demski, J. (2010) The device versus the book Campus Technology, May 1 Three universities (Princeton, Arizona State University, and Northwest Missouri State) pilot two e-readers...

What to do about the iPad?

Chester, T. (2010) CIO Predicament: What to do about the iPad Campus Technology May 5 Sensible article about what campuses should do regarding making accommodations...

The iPad: consumption not production?

For another spin on the iPad, see Jeff Jarvis' BuzzMachine: 'after having slept with her (Ms. iPad), I woke up with morning-after regrets. She’s...

Early reports on iPads in higher education

Kolowich, S. (2010) Minor bumps for iPad Inside Higher Education, April 23 A report on how some USA universities and colleges have reacted to the...

About Tony Bates

Dr. Tony Bates is the author of eleven books in the field of online learning and distance education. He has provided consulting services specializing in training in the planning and management of online learning and distance education, working with over 40 organizations in 25 countries. Tony is a Research Associate with Contact North | Contact Nord, Ontario’s Distance Education & Training Network.