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e-learning outlook for 2011

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What's in my crystal ball for e-learning in 2011? (For how well I did in my predictions for 2010, see e-learning retrospective - how...

$300 iPads will eat Notebooks: Gartner

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Nagel, D. (2010) Media Tablet Growth to be driven by iPad Campus Technology, October 26 Gartner Consultants has updated its forecast for overall worldwide enterprise...

iPad versus books

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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?

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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

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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

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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?

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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?

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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?

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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

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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...