I weeded through my Delicious bookmarks to create a list of colleges and universities using the iPad this fall. Here’s some links to news stories or university webpages:
• Penn State in my technical writing course and for instructors in the technical writing teaching training course (Onward State story)
• Notre Dame in a project management course (Notre Dame News)
• Illinois Institute of Technology gives iPads to all undergrads (TechCrunch)
• Seton Hill gives iPads to all undergrads (Jerz’s Literacy Weblog)
• Reed College is conducting a formal experiment (Chronicle Wired Campus)
• North Carolina State‘s library is checking out iPads to students for four-hour time periods (NCSU library web page)
• University of Maryland‘s Digital Cultures and Creativity (DCC) living and learning program will be giving its students iPads (UM Newsdesk)
• Stanford University is giving iPads to incoming medical students (Stanford Daily)
• George Fox University is giving students the choice of an iPad or MacBook (cost included in tuition) (George Fox News & Events)
• Oklahoma Christian University already offers students an iPhone or iPod Touch, but students can now upgrade to an iPad for an additional fee (Oklahoma Christian University AlumNews)
• Duke will be distributing iPads to grad students in a course on field research (Campus Technology)
• Long Island University is giving iPads to incoming first-year students and transfer students (Long Island University Press Release)
• Oklahoma State is running a pilot project with the iPad in business and media courses (OK State Spears School of Business)
• Northwest Kansas Technical College is giving each full time student an iPad (NWKTC)
• Chicago State University is giving all incoming students an iPad (Chicago State University Freshmen Registration)
• Williston State (North Dakota) is giving full-time professors iPads (Chronicle Wired Campus)
A pretty good list. Let me know in the comments if there’s a school I missed.
• Scottsdale Community College is using iPads with 33 students to replace laptops, including for Blackboard and ereading. Thanks to Julie Knapp for leaving a comment.
Eric Lai and Jim Siegl have developed a great list of iPad projects here. You can also submit your project if it’s not listed.