Education Goes Wireless

Tablet PC in classroom - Pittsburg Post-Gazette I’ve become even more interested in articles discussing using Tablet PCs in education now that I’m actually back in school again. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette has a nice article today covering several colleges that are increasing their use of Tablet PCs and wireless Internet access. I know that my school (Portland State University) seems to have WiFi available everywhere. For some students, though, it has drawbacks, because they can’t seem to keep from surfing all class, although as University of Pittsburgh School of Law professor Kevin Ashley noted, "As long as the hands are going up and people are responding, I don’t care what else they’re doing." I hope my professors think the same thing.

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