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The resources section aims to give teachers, policy makers, industry partners and anyone else interested an overview on relevant readings related to the innovative use of tablets and showcase other tablet pilots.

On topics such as motivation, assessment and flipped classroom, it highlights:

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The iPad in Education: Uses, Benefits and Challenges. A Survey of 6,057 Students and 302 Teachers in Quebec,

 The aim of this study was to demonstrate that introcucing the touchpad into education constitutes a necessary risk for schools, that this technological  devicehasconsiderable cognitive potential, and that it comes with certain challenges. A research protocoll was established with schools that set up programs to provide students with individual ipads. 6,057 students and 302 teachers participated to the study. According to the study results, students mainly used the iPads to access electronic textbooks and applications such as iAnnotate and PDF Expert. Students were also often rewarded when they finished their work by being allowed to play games in class. What students liked about tabltes was their mobility, access to information, the quality of student presentations and their effect on their motivation. Some of the students also mentioned that tablets allowed them to collaborate, to learn at their own pace and to develop their IT skills. 

  • Year: 2013
  • Autors: Karsenti, T & Fievez, A 
  • Type of resource:  Report 
  • Language: English
  • pdf: here