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Impact of Tablet PCs and Pen-based Technology on Education, 2007

Beyond the Tipping Point

Dave A. Berque Jane C. Prey

164 pages
Purdue University Press
A wide variety of disciplines are embracing Tablet PC's and similar pen-based devices as tools for the radical enhancement of teaching and learning. Deployments of Tablet PCs have spanned the K-12, undergraduate, and graduate levels and have dealt with an amazingly diverse range of subject areas. This work is aimed at identifying best practices in the educational use of pen-based computing so that all educators may benefit from this next generation of technology.
Author Bio
Dave Berque is professor and chair of computer science at DePauw University. Berque's pen-based computing projects have been discussed in a variety of venues including CNN, The New York Times, and The Chronicle of Higher Education. Jane Prey is a Program Manager at Microsoft Research, External Research and Programs. Rob Reed is a University Relations Representative at Hewlett-Packard with twelve years of experience in the fields of engineering and technology.