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Tablet Wars...The Tablet Strikes Back: Evaluating Tablet Use in E-Learning
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E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education, in New Orleans, LA, USA ISBN 978-1-939797-12-4 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), San Diego, CA

Abstract

The popularity of tablet devices are growing and many students are opting to use these devices in lieu of laptop computers. With the popularity of tablets on the rise, students are using their mobile devices to access everything from emails, ebooks, social networks, and course materials. This session will present the findings from testing different tablets and their usability in online learning environments. The presentation will provide background information on the use of tablets in education, report on their usability in various online platforms as well as recommendations for utilizing tablets in e-learning. The researchers will also discuss some of the design principles for online learning and what a consumer should look for when choosing a tablet for educational use.

Citation

Gose, E. & Riddle, D. (2014). Tablet Wars...The Tablet Strikes Back: Evaluating Tablet Use in E-Learning. In T. Bastiaens (Ed.), Proceedings of World Conference on E-Learning (p. 672). New Orleans, LA, USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved January 21, 2020 from .

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