- All agree, the iPad is a powerful content delivery device, particularly for images, but also for sound.
- Students would like to see more of their classes delivered in ways that emphasized digital materials, including the books and readings they use.
- Faculty (notably an art history professor) are interested in how the physical interface of the iPad might allow students to easily zoom in on image details.
- The entertainment CEO (after watching his daughter take over the iPad) quickly recognized the power of the iPad to deliver films and other media.
Friday, April 16, 2010
iPad, Week 2 on a College Campus
Over the past two weeks, I've been able to put the iPad in the hands of students, faculty, some of our IT staff, and even a visiting entertainment industry CEO. Here are a few of my observations of their interactions.