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7 THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT IPAD APPS FOR LEARNING

7 THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT IPAD APPS FOR LEARNING

'Applications designed for the iPad offer interactive content that takes advantage of touch-screen navigation.The iPad combines robust computational functionality with a screen large enough to serve as a legitimate replacement for printed textbooks and other course materials. Where the iPad applications have led, other tablets and their attendant applications can be expected to follow, creating a more competitive and diverse market for tools of this type. Applications that live in the spaces where education and entertainment overlap can capture the imagination, enticing students to learn on their own. The "7 Things You Should Know About..." series from the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI) provides concise information on emerging learning technologies. Each brief focuses on a single... Show More

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