The iPad: The Epitome of Mobile Learning Devices

Posted on July 23, 2011


The iPad is perhaps one of the most popular mobile learning devices used in higher education. Its versatility and lightweight design make it ideal for use in the classroom or on the go. It can be used as an e-reader, to browse the web, stream audio and video content, take notes and access apps, among many other features. All these characteristics make it an ideal tool for education; one with countless opportunities for increasing student engagement and interest in academic content.

The video below shows how the iPad is transforming education in institutions of higher learning such as Seton Hill University and Stanford University’s Medical School.

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