Apple takes swipe at using iPads for education (photos)

Apple takes swipe at using iPads for education (photos)

Summary: In a special event, Apple announced its intention to turn iPads into an inexpensive, educational tool.

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  • 1,000 universities are already using iTunes U and have generated more than 700 million downloads.

  • Six universities have iTunes U and have created hundreds of courses.

  • Here's an example of an online course at Duke. Topics that include overview, outline, instructor info, etc. Teachers can post assignments and messages for the students. You can also tap into lectures.

Topics: CXO, Apple, Hardware, iPad, Mobility, Storage

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