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myCSUNtablet initiative? More like myCSUNiPad

myCSUNtablet initiative? More like myCSUNiPad

Devan Patel

March 4, 2014

Correction: The emails sent to students now say an iPad with iOS7 is required. Emails that mentioned iOS6 were being sent before iOS7 was available.  Regardless of how anyone feels about the use technology has in the learning environment, it is here to stay. The myCSUNtablet initiative represents a growing trend as universities...

Growing number of Americans buying e-readers, studies show

Growing number of Americans buying e-readers, studies show

Lisette Rosales

February 12, 2014

Increased ownership of e-readers during the 2013 holiday season shed light on a growing national trend in which 50 percent of Americans now own either a Nook, iPad, Kindle or some other type of electronic reading device, according to a study conducted by the Pew Research Center. “Americans seem...

President Harrison addresses campus recognition, technology in her second convocation

President Harrison addresses campus recognition, technology in her second convocation

Jake Fredericks

August 22, 2013

President Dianne Harrison hosted her second convocation at the Valley Performing Arts Center (VPAC) on Aug. 22. More than 800 people attended the celebration, filling the Great Hall to maximum capacity. "[Harrison's] speech was inspiring, motivating,” said Debra Hammond, executive director of the U...

Tablet computers to make education more interactive

Christiaan Patterson

February 14, 2011

A new wave of learning tools, including tablet computers such as Apple’s iPad, bring future technologies into classrooms to aid both students and instructors. A study by the University of Illinois compared tablet computers with laptops and found advantages and disadvantages. One of the key advantages of owning a tablet computer is it allows a lecturing professor to i...

HP Releases New Computer Tablet

Rima Bek

October 29, 2010

Hewlett-Packard has released a touch-screen computer tablet that runs on Microsoft's Windows 7 operating system on Friday. HP is the latest computer maker to step up their game after the release of Apple's iPad in April. Dubbed the "Slate 500," the tablet costs $799 on the HP website, which is...

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