iPads and E-Books in Higher Education


Today’s edition of USA Today offers a thought provoking article on the use of iPads in higher education. The article includes comments by professors and students, a brief review of studies that question the use of interactivity in texts, and examples of colleges and universities who are adopting iPads as devices for teaching and learning.


About Andy Brovey

Dr. Andy Brovey, The Portable Prof, helps others make sense and make use of digital tools through his work, websites and social media. He has over 30 years experience in educational technology, including teaching, administration and professional development. In 2007, Apple Inc. recognized his work and named him an Apple Distinguished Educator. He started this iPad Academy website shortly after the first iPad went on sale to help others become more comfortable and competent with the iPad, in person and online. His latest venture is Teach About Tech, a resource marketplace for technology trainers.