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How tablet PCs empower the classroom.

Dr. Bugallo received a grant from Hewlett Packard (HP) of 21 tablet PCs and audiovisual equipment that she uses in her classroom. Students use these computers to take notes which include illustrations and graphs, and to do programming and simulations. Matlab is used for simulations, Word, OneNote and Journal are used for note taking. In addition, students use the laptops to gather data in the field during research projects. The Tablet PC enables Monica to use math simulation software for live exercises in the classroom. Monica finds that students at all levels (high school, under grad and grad) adapt quickly to using the computers and that her classes have been transformed from a purely theoretical approach to applied problem solving. Dr. Bugallo’s students use Wikis to keep a log of... Show More


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