FYI: Teaching to the Tablet

Are you considering the tablet technology format in preparing your courses?

The Chronicle of Higher Education’s Wired Campus blog reports that tablet ownership has tripled among college students.

New tools make self-publishing of electronic course readings more convenient, and tablets offer opportunities for engagement with students in the classroom. Research is still mixed on whether iPads or tablet style devices have a positive or negative effect in classrooms, but their presence warrants attention as faculty consider how technology can play a role in learning.