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PC sales plunge as consumers look to tablets, smartphones

PC sales plunge as consumers look to tablets, smartphones | Mobile Learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it
PC sales have plummeted as consumers embrace portable devices such as smartphones and tablets and shift to web-based software.
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Review: Microsoft Surface Pro, the Surface That’s More PC Than Tablet | TIME.com

Review: Microsoft Surface Pro, the Surface That’s More PC Than Tablet | TIME.com | Mobile Learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Microsoft's more powerful Windows tablet tries to be more things to more people, but it can't do everything well.
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Schools put tablets on stationery lists - Politics - NZ Herald News

Schools put tablets on stationery lists - Politics - NZ Herald News | Mobile Learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Children are increasingly being asked by schools to take digital devices to their lessons, amid warnings that the trend is piling more financial pressure on parents.
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Learning is Personal: Stories of Android Tablet Use in the 5th Grade

The report offers a high-level step-by-step guide to deploying Android tablets (or really any tablet like an iPad is also applicable to an extent) that would be helpful to anyone considering a deployment.

 

KF:  Every discussion around the educational use of iPads introduces the question "what about other platforms?".  While this report indicates there were some very desireable outcomes there is a strong suggestion that the technology employed was fraught with technical issues: 

 

"Although Android devices have a number of desirable qualities, including a lower cost and an open ecosystem for apps, the relative immaturity of the Android ecosystem prevents us from being able to recommend Android devices for school implementations at this time."

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Tablet Learning – Neither Mobile Learning Nor eLearning | Upside Learning Blog

There’s a definite movement towards delivering learning on tablets and mobile phones.

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People Watch Videos Nearly 30 Percent Longer On Tablets Than Desktops

People Watch Videos Nearly 30 Percent Longer On Tablets Than Desktops | Mobile Learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it
It may come as no surprise, but Americans are watching more and more online video. In fact, they're practically jonesin' for it.

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Tablets to reach 70% of Australians by 2017

Tablets to reach 70% of Australians by 2017 | Mobile Learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it
More than 5 million Australians now have tablets and contrary to the predictions of Steve Jobs, smaller models are set to dominate.
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Institutions need mobilization strategies, othewise they will get pushed around by student demand and end up with messy uneconomic systems. Take control institutions and have your say. #Institution voice

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eLimu: ‘T' is for tablet computer

eLimu: ‘T' is for tablet computer | Mobile Learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it
There has been a surge in technology initiatives aimed at delivering education in the developing world. But is there too much focus on flashy devices?
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The second page of this article has some good ideas around why these disruptive technologies are not working as well as some educators think they should.

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Implement Tablets to Deliver Data-Driven Instruction | Webinar

Implement Tablets to Deliver Data-Driven Instruction | Webinar | Mobile Learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it

Mobile Learning technology is quickly changing how we look at classroom education. Tablet computers like the iPads and Android devices offer many advantages over traditional computers or laptops, but are we using them effectively? Attend this webinar to discover how many schools and districts are successfully using iPads and Kineos in their classrooms to improve student performance and increase learning time.

 

Learn how to:

- Use tablets to engage struggling learners.
- Increase learning time with increased mobility
- Begin the year with clear goals on tablet use to drive instruction and improve test scores
- Sync student usage with online reporting
- Provide strong professional development and implementation strategies

 

All attendees receive a Free Mobile Learning Checklist to help you plan your implementation.

 

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Microsoft reveals Surface Windows 8 tablets

Microsoft reveals Surface Windows 8 tablets | Mobile Learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Microsoft launches bid to compete with Apple in tablet market with new devices that will run versions of forthcoming OS...

 

KF:  Too little, too late?  Will be interesting to see how they approach marketing this.  I suspect enterprise deployments may be their most lucrative if they can build belief that this will be a quality addition to a Windows SOE.  Sadly, the "Surface" name ressurects memories of their Space Invader tables of a few years ago... 

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Tablet Learning – Neither Mobile Learning Nor eLearning | Upside Learning Blog

Tablet Learning – Neither Mobile Learning Nor eLearning | Upside Learning Blog | Mobile Learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it
There’s a definite movement towards delivering learning on tablets and mobile phones.

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