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iPads in Higher Ed

Topic Description or Overview
A collection of thoughts, ideas, articles, etc. on how iPads are being used in Higher Ed.


What is an iPad?

The iPad, one of the latest innovations from Apple,  "is a tablet computer designed and developed by Apple. It is particularly marketed for consumption of media such as books and periodicals, movies, music, and games; and for general web and e-mail access. At about 700 grams, its size and weight are between most contemporary smartphones and laptop computers." -

Current Uses

Articles and Reviews

The iPad for Academic, Alex Golub, Inside Higher Ed, 7.12.10 -

The iPad and the iProf, Todd Herzog,PhD, ProfPost, 3.22.10 -

Web Resources (blogs, networks, wikis about using iPads in education)

iPads in Education, a Ning Network site created by Sam Gliksman -

Web Resources for uses of iPads in Health Science Education


Resource Lists from other Health Science Institutions

Online sites that review, list, describe health science apps for mobile devices

Blogs/Websites with some interesting health science-related iPad/Mobile device information

List of Contributors

List of Contributors
  • Eli Collins-Brown, EdD, Director of Instructional Technology and Faculty Development,Methodist College of Nursing, ,
  • Cindy Russell, PhD, Assistant Vice Chancellor of Faculty Administration, University of Tennessee Health Science Center,, (Added the Health Science Focus urls)