Gadgets Not Necessarily Embraced on College Campuses

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on April 19, 2010

Kindle Failed Tests at Several Colleges. Will iPads Do Better?, By Jeff Young, Chronicle of Higher Education

  • “Reed College plans to do a formal experiment with iPads by loading the devices with class readings and giving them to students to see how they compare with traditional textbooks. Reed was one of seven campuses to run a similar experiment with Kindles in partnership with Amazon—and students largely gave that device a failing grade. Now some of the same campuses plan to try the test with Apple’s iPad, and the tough question is whether this device passes.”
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