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Why tablets are failing miserably in higher education

Why tablets are failing miserably in higher education | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
While Apple and Google are fighting a FUD war for the hearts and minds of K-12 campuses, there's one area of education that neither has been able to penetrate with success: higher ed. Specifically, I'm referring to the conglomerate of colleges and universities across the US (and likely abroad).
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Dawn Weber's curator insight, May 20, 9:32 AM

Should K-12 be leaning towards the trend of higher education?

liz deskins's curator insight, May 20, 10:42 AM

Definitely somethings for high schools to consider before making large scale purchases.

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Listly List - The Best Education Apps (Android)

Listly List - The Best Education Apps (Android) - Bébé apprend ABC - Android Apps on Google Play, Grapher - Android Apps on Google Play, The Celly Android App on Google Play, Number Play FREE - Android Apps on Google Play, Vocabla - Vocabulary App,...
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Dr Weimar's curator insight, August 23, 2013 10:48 AM

If you have not added many apps to your Android, this post has great suggestions to help you get started.

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Big educational laptop and tablet projects -- Ten countries to learn from

Big educational laptop and tablet projects -- Ten countries to learn from | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Recent headlines from places as diverse as Kenya ("6,000 primary schools picked for free laptop project") and California ("Los Angeles plans to give 640,000 students free iPads") are just two announcements  among many which highlight the increasing...
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5 Ways Tablets Will Change K-12 Education | Digital Book World

5 Ways Tablets Will Change K-12 Education | Digital Book World | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Tablet shipments to K-12 schools grew 103% in the last year.
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Can classroom tablets revolutionize education?

Can classroom tablets revolutionize education? | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Can a new classroom tablet change education?
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Will schools be tempted to buy tablets to use Windows 8? | ZDNet

Will schools be tempted to buy tablets to use Windows 8? | ZDNet | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Is the launch of Windows 8 affecting the purchase of tablets by schools?
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American Families See Tablets as Playmate, Teacher and Babysitter - Nielsen Wire

American Families See Tablets as Playmate, Teacher and Babysitter - Nielsen Wire | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
The rise of gadgets is ushering in a new generation of kids who are growing up digital.
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A Better Way to Bring Your Desktop to Your iPad

A Better Way to Bring Your Desktop to Your iPad | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
The new Parallels Access app eases the compatibility obstacles between the tablet and a Mac or PC computer.
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Bronwyn Desjardins's curator insight, August 30, 2013 4:44 AM

You can access and work on your Windows machine using an iPad app through remote access.

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PLAY-DOH Goes Digital with First Educational App from Hasbro and PlayDate Digital as Android Version Launches Today | EON: Enhanced Online News

The creatable, colorful, makeable fun of the PLAY-DOH brand is coming to life digitally for Android devices.
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iPad vs. Chromebook: A Comparison of Key Features

iPad vs. Chromebook: A Comparison of Key Features | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
  As I mentioned in my last post, I am currently working on vetting out device options for a brand new 1:1 program. The iPad and the Chromebook were two of the early forerunners, so I figured ...
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The Power of Educational Technology: BYOD vs BYO iPad -

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Edutor Technologies Launches Education Solution For Android Tablets

Edutor Technologies Launches Education Solution For Android Tablets | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
E-learning startup Edutor Technologies has introduced an Android based education solution called 'Augmented Classroom Solution (ACS)', which allows it to...
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How to Plan Funding for Your Schools Tablets and Smart Phones

How to Plan Funding for Your Schools Tablets and Smart Phones | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
If you are making a technology plan for district funding today, it is wise to think where the mobile technology evolution will be in the next three to five years. This type of proactive thinking wi...
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Flashy, but No Flash is a Problem: How Tablets are Affecting E-Learning

Flashy, but No Flash is a Problem: How Tablets are Affecting E-Learning | The 21st Century | Scoop.it

How will eLearning suppliers deal with no Adobe on iPads?

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