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A Social Network Can Be a Learning Network

Derek Bruff’s Chronicle for Higher Education article addresses something many of us have talked about–the learning context of social networking (twitter, facebook, etc.). The author presents some interesting ideas for taking advantage of the social...

The Rise of E-reading

The Pew Internet and American Life Project reports that 21% of Americans have read an e-book. The increasing availability of e-content is prompting some to read more than in the past and to prefer buying books to borrowing...

iPad a Solid Education Tool, Study Reports

Wired Magazine’s Gadget Lab Blog reports the results of a study by textbook publishers Houghton Mifflin Harcourt that Algebra 1 students who used the iPad version of their textbook scored 20% higher on comprehension than their classmates using paper...

iPad Art Exhibit

“The iPad is like an endless piece of paper..” Artist David Hockney is exhibiting his latest works—all created on an iPad. http://www.guardian.co.uk/culture/2012/jan/13/david-hockney-life-in-art David Hockney: A Bigger Picture a the Royal Academy of Arts...

iBooks 2

The new iBooks app now includes textbooks and a host of new features including: • More visuals and multi-media (diagrams, photos, video, audio) • Highlight text with a swipe of the finger (no longer a double-tap then drag to select) • Highlights and notes are added to...

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