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Notre Dame Calls Early Results Of IPad Study Encouraging

by Elizabeth Woyke
Publication: Forbes

September 13, 2010


In late August, the University of Notre Dame handed 40 students an Apple iPad as part of a year-long study of e-readers. Though it is still early, the school says its first survey of the test group already points to high satisfaction with the device.

Students in the school’s Project Management course are using the iPads in place of conventional textbooks while they conduct seven-week-long special projects. Corey Angst, an Assistant Professor of Management, who is teaching the class, says he expects students to tap their iPads to write and share documents, take notes and show plans to their project “clients”. He plans to ask the students throughout the semester how they are adapting to the change.

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