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iPads are continuing on pace in terms of the adoption curve. Though technology adoption is not as simple as first adopters/second adopters/third and so on, there are some definite patterns that seem to recur with depressing regularity. Glossing over complexities, it seems that first adopters try a new technology because it’s new and by doing […]

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“Which ebook app should I buy for my iPad?” I was recently asked to recommend an ebook reader app for a new iPad owner. At first this seems like a difficult choice: are the features of the iPad’s own iBooks that much better than those of the Kindle or Nook apps? Are there less well-known […]

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Thanks to all who attended and contributed. InĂ©s kindly noted the apps that were discussed. Here they are, with links to the web sites for more information. All apps are available through the App Store on your iPad. Evernote – capture it (notes, web page, photo, screenshot), organize it, find it NYTimes – Editor’s Choice […]

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Our first roundtable on the iPad, “iPads for Scholars,” held at the Center for Teaching and Learning, Wednesday, 9/8/2010. As one might expect, the web has been awash with articles, opinions, and comments about the Ipad. Here are a few, from a variety of sources, that address some of the issues and in so doing […]

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Will the iPad save or destroy education? Is it the device that will revolutionize scholarship or is it merely a gadget that differs from many others not by its potential but simply by its marketing? The cloud is already abuzz with posts on either side of these questions; some extravagent praises, others equally extravagent jeremiads. […]

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