College Dumps Textbooks for iPads

[ 0 ] July 24, 2012 |

Regis College in Weston, MA is making the leap, stepping away from textbooks and buying tablets for students and faculty.  This is the latest in growing trends among educational institutions leaning more towards tablets than textbooks.

“It’s very engaging to have multimedia capabilities in the classroom,” said Marla Botelho, chief information officer at Regis. “People learn in different ways.”

The students not only have use of the iPads while in school but keep them past graducation.  The college says it will replace the devices every two years while the students are in college.

Visit the Boston Herald to read the full story.

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