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Study backs iPad school use - UWA & ECU

Study backs iPad school use - UWA & ECU | Curtin iPad User Group | Scoop.it

Children given iPads to use at school are more focused on learning and less likely to misbehave, research has found.

 

University of WA education researchers have been investigating the use of iPads and other mobile devices in 12 independent schools during the past 10 months.

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Promoting Student Engagement by Integrating New Technology into Tertiary Education: The Role of the iPad | Manuguerra | Asian Social Science

Promoting Student Engagement by Integrating New Technology into Tertiary Education: The Role of the iPad | Manuguerra | Asian Social Science | Curtin iPad User Group | Scoop.it
Abstract
Teachers in tertiary education need new strategies to communicate with students of the net generation and to shape enticing educational experiences for them. The use of new approaches such as video-recorded lectures to communicate directly and individually with all students has been the preserve of technology-savvy educators. However, a recent technological advance – the Apple iPad – has the potential to change this situation, offering access to effective and efficient pedagogy in an easy and intuitive way. This paper is a report on the use of the iPad in teaching activities over the past 15 months, showing how it can be used to enhance engagement with learning for tertiary students, both those studying live on campus and those studying at a distance.
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