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How Tablets are Changing the Face of Education

How Tablets are Changing the Face of Education

Tablets and Education
Source: Accredited-Online-College.org

 

Tablets on Campus: The Changing Face of Higher Education

2010: iPad is launched by Steve Jobs. Life will never be the same.
4 years later: a projected 103 million tablets (iPads and others) are projected to be sold

The Amazing growth in sales of tablets
• 2011: 19.5 million sold
• 2012: 54 million
• 2013: 103.4 million
• 2014: 103 million (projected)
• 2015: tablets will account for 23 percent of the global personal computer market.
Tablet ownership among college students and college-bound high school seniors has more than tripled from a year ago.

Ownership of college students
• 82% own Computers (Desktop/Laptop)
• 80% own Smartphone
• 52% own MP3 Player
• 47% own Digital Camera
• 18% own Tablets
• 14% own E-Reader

90: percentage of all tablet owning college students that say tablets are valuable for educational purposes

35: percentage of college students owning both a tablet and an e-book reader.

46: percentage of tablet owners who say that they intend to buy another tablet within the next 6 months

6 in 10: college students say tablets help them study more efficiently — and better in class.

63%: Of College students believe tablets will replace textbooks within the next 5 years.

83: percentage of students think tablets encourage them to buy digital textbooks instead of print textbooks.

8 in 10: college students say tablets make learning more fun.

7 in 10: Have read digital textbooks. One year ago, it was 6 in 10.

Tablets vs. Smartphones

75 percent of reading sessions occur on tablets
23 percent occur on smartphones.
2 percent occur on E-readers and game consoles
3X Users read three times as many pages on tablets as they read on smartphones

Best Tablets, 2013

1. iPad Air
2. iPad Mini 2 with Retina Display
3. Google Nexus 7
4. Sony Xperia Tablet Z
5. LG G Pad 83

Did You Know?:

The Brazilian government bought 500,000 tablets for local teachers.
94: percentage of the educational market for tablets held by Apple…says Apple

What’s so cool about an iPad

• Driving Games and Super Monkey Ball are awesome on it!
• It’s the world’s best digital frame
• it’s nice to touch
• it’s nice to play with.
• The iPad Air is lighter and faster than the iPad 2, with a better screen to boot.

Why students Use tablets.

Accessing educational apps
77.1%
Web browsing/checking e-mail
77.1%
Accessing online courses
75.9%
Social media (Facebook, Twitter, etc.)
73.5%
Reading ebooks
67.5%
Taking notes, tracking data, events or observations
67.5%
Productivity tools (reminder, calculator)
57.8%
Recording audio/video
49.4%

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Sources:
http://www.edtechmagazine.com/higher/article/2012/06/5-reasons-tablets-will-change-higher-education-next-5-years
http://pearsonfoundation.org/downloads/PF_Tablet_Survey_Summary_2012.pdf
http://emergingtech.tbr.edu/10-apps-every-college-student-should-have-android-tablets
http://www.edtechmagazine.com/higher/article/2013/08/how-smartphones-and-tablets-are-changing-higher-education
http://tabtimes.com/education
http://emergingtech.tbr.edu/10-apps-every-college-student-should-have-android-tablets
http://www.imore.com/best-iphone-and-ipad-apps-college-students-evernote-notability-itunes-u-and-more
http://android.appstorm.net/roundups/20-awesome-android-apps-for-students/
http://www.itcnetwork.org/resources/itc-newsletter/769-tracking-the-use-of-tablets-in-community-colleges.html
http://android.appstorm.net/roundups/awesome-android-tablet-apps-you-wont-find-on-the-ipad/
http://www.gq.com/blogs/the-q/2010/01/ask-the-monger-is-the-ipad-as-cool-as-it-looks.html
http://www.policymic.com/articles/71339/ipad-air-review-some-cool-new-features-but-it-s-not-worth-the-cash

Stephen

Posted on: February 27, 2014, 6:55 am Category: Uncategorized

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