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Sarah Askins

iPad 2: Bringing Change to Educational Technology

In a recent press conference, Steve Jobs unveiled the latest version of Apple's iPad. The iPad 2 will include more applications for enhancing academic achievement. According to an article in The Huffington Post, Apple's iPad 2 has the potential to revolutionize the educational technology market for the better. The iPad 2 could help create learning communities outside of the classroom, place cutting-edge technology in the hands of poorer students, and offer competition for the traditional education companies.

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Sarah Askins

Online Classes Gain Popularity

The results of the " 2010 Sloan Survey of Online Learning" showed that “5.6 million students”  college and university students took an online course “during the Fall 2009.”Most those who took an online course were enrolled in a community college. Online classes have been steadily gaining in popularity especially at community colleges.  In an article on the U.S. News University Directory, community colleges are offering more online classes to meet the growing demand.

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Anahid Boghosian

Mobile Usage Growing

A telephone survey was conducted by Princeton Survey Research Associates International among 2,252 adults ages 18 and older. The survey showed a growth in the usage of mobile devices among adults since last year. 

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Anahid Boghosian

eLearning Opening Doors in Africa

MediaGlobal has reported that through the use of mobile phones, people in Africa have the opportunity to learn and expand their education. In most parts of Africa classroom education is not easily accessible, but technology is changing that through eLearning. Although laptops are still not very easy to acquire, mobile phones are and make it possible for such learning. 

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Anahid Boghosian

Abilene Christian University Embraces iPads

Abilene Christian University just launched the Leadership of Digital Learning Program for K-12 leaders. Through the use of Apple's iPad, provided by the school, students who enroll in this 8-week program will be able to receive their course materials, textbooks, and learning modules digitally. To read more about this program that begins today, go here. To read more about this program that begins today, go here

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