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Classroom iPad use gets mixed reviews

September 22, 2010

Faculty and students seem confident that the iPad has some future in academe -- but they're still not exactly sure where that might be.

As students and faculty members around the country feel around for new ways to integrate the iPad into academic life, a handful of programs are taking a more formal approach to finding its place in the classroom.

The faculty at Indiana University has formed a 24-member focus group to evaluate iPad-driven teaching strategies. The groups have started meeting this month to assess how their iPad experiments are going, with a preliminary report due in January.


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