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[22 Feb 2012 | No Comment | ]

Just shortly after we reviewed Life on Earth, we found some pretty outspoken article on The Guardian by Matt Britland, head of ICT at Kingston Grammar School.
Following the introduction of iBooks 2 and Apple’s interest into textbooks and iBooks Author, many observers are now arguing how much these tools will help/impact school education.
Matt’s pick?
Is this really the digital revolution that Apple would lead us to believe? Or is simply an update of CD-ROM textbooks on an expensive mobile device? Is this something students will buy into or am I looking …


Education, iPad, News app »

[14 Sep 2010 | No Comment | ]

Corey Angst, assistant professor of management at the American University of Notre Dame, is debuting the first and only class taught using iPad in substitution of traditional textbooks.
Forty students are following the course, using iPads borrowed from the University.

The broader goal of the initiative is to build an ePublishing ecosystem that eases and makes inexpensive creation, management, sharing, annotation, reading, and distribution of education materials between teachers, students, and staff.
This is huge and shows how the iPad is poised to radically change the world in which we will live, starting …