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Five useful Android applications to use in higher education

As the popularity of tablets continues to grow, instructors are beginning to experiment with ways to use education-based applications in their classrooms. There are thousands of applications available for both iPad and Android users, but for this article, we selected five Android apps we believe are especially useful to faculty in higher education. In a previous …

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Five useful iPad applications to use in higher education

As the popularity of tablets continues to grow, instructors are beginning to experiment with ways to use education-based applications in their classrooms. There are slews of applications available for both iPad and Android users, but for this article, we have selected five iPad apps we believe are especially useful to faculty in higher education. In …

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Can tools of distraction become tools of learning?

Laptops in classroom

As the number of wireless computing devices increase while getting smarter, smaller, and less expensive, more students are using them in the classroom. When computers, tablets or smart phones are used by students in the classroom, do they add value or distract from learning? A University of Michigan research study, Use of Laptops in the Classroom: …

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