The college / Tablet PC craze is not just based in the U.S. Colleges within the United Arab Emirates just signed a $5.4 million dollar agreement to implment Toshiba Tablet PCs:
UAE Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT) are to boost their learning environments with the implementation of Toshiba tablet PCs for faculty and student use.
The AED 20 million (US$5.4 million) agreement will extend to 12 HCT campuses including Al Ain, Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Fujairah.
Dr Tayeb Kamali, chancellor of HCT, said: “Technology is constantly changing and adapting the way people interact, learn and do business. The HCT was the first in the region to adopt tablet PCs – this fits within our education model based on allowing students to follow the latest enhancements in technology and actively using it for their learning process.”