A private liberal arts college in Oregon took Apple’s iPad through its paces to test its value as a a tool for learning inside the classroom and out. The evaluation followed a pilot of Amazon’s first-generation Kindle, which the college eventually decided against. In the words of the college’s CIO, the Kindle just wasn’t an adequate „alternative to paper.“ Did the iPad fare any better in the college’s rigorous and methodical testing process?
C.T.: Evaluating the iPad for Education