Learning on Tablets ¿Do we have to replace textbooks for Tablets?

Introduction

With the erruption of the iPad there is plenty of questions about its use. Do we have to replace textbooks in schools for tablets? Should companies think of adapting their content to be viewed on tablets?

Learning on Tablets according to the NMC Horizon Report

According to 2012 NMC Horizon Report Higher Education Edition tablets present new opportunities to enhance learning experiences when compared with other devices.

Tablets are considered less disruptive than smartphones because there are no ringing and no incoming messages that can distract the learners.

But what the report underlines is that the iPad has has revolutionized the way in which people interact with the content. People now can swipe pages, pinch to zoom in or zoom out over the images, maps or even tap on the screen and run a video or a song. Suddenly, the content has become interactive, it has become engaging.

But what are the benefits of using tablets compared with textbooks?

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Rosalie Ledda

Soy Pedagoga con un master en Dirección y Gestión de RRHH en la UOC especializada en el diseño e implementación de formación en modalidad online (elearning), blended o presencial. Cuento con 10 años de experiencia en el ámbito de la consultoría y la gestión de proyectos educativos de alcance nacional e internacional. Me considero una profesional con gran capacidad para gestionar proyectos, con capacidad analítica para la detección de necesidades de formación y definir estrategias específicas orientadas a objetivos. Mis compañeros me definen como un persona flexible, ordenada, emprendedora e innovadora.

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