How iPads, Media Tablets and Other Mobile Devices Challenge Higher Education CIOs



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We look at the opportunities and challenges that iPads, other media tablets and mobile devices present to the higher education CIO in terms of infrastructure, enterprise architecture and content management.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • Introduction
    • Bandwidth and Infrastructure Issues
    • Media Tablets in the Classroom
    • Disadvantages of Media Tablets
    • Why Apple iPad Leads the Way — for Now
    • iPad's Advantages
    • iPads in the Classroom
    • Loyola University, Baltimore, Maryland
      • Other Experiments
    • Conclusion
    • Recommendations
  • Recommended Reading
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