For iPad lovers out there, here’s a great new tool to share your interests with those that follow you (and presumably the world). It’s called “Flipboard”.
Find Used Textbooks for Less with your iPhone
Whether you are looking to find a copy of the Suze Ormon’s 9 Steps to Financial Freedom or The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald, if a reading disability or handicap has prevented you from visiting your local library or bookstore, that is all changing. The Internet Archive (http://www.archive.org/details/texts) is scanning and making available at no cost, over 1000 books per day, in a wide variety of subject areas.
We are looking for dedicated students who use Apple’s new iPad for their online studies. We’d like to interview you for a short and sweet podcast and feature you on Online Learning Tips!
Each summer kids across the country ditch the classroom for a summer-long recess. I remember spending most of my summers at camp in Maine, about as far away from the classroom as possible. But it was also a different time. We didn’t have laptops, the Internet or mobile phones.
A decade and a half ago, while I was studying at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, I noticed that the school was slowing adding more and more computers to its libraries – and slowly encroaching on the stacks. Fast forward 15 years and the erosion of book shelves in favor of more computers is commonplace across colleges and libraries alike.
You may have seen the recent iPhone commercials that tout “there’s an app for that”. Well, I’m pretty sure there is — for pretty much everything — including online learning.
PowerPoint can be a wonderful presentation tool for class projects. But, if not used properly, it can be a HUGE waste of time.
Recently, I had the opportunity to use the new Apple iPad… here are my initial thoughts…