The Impact of Tablet PCs and Pen-based Technology 2007: Beyond the Tipping Point

The Impact of Tablet PCs and Pen-based Technology 2007: Beyond the Tipping Point (Paperback)

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The Impact of Tablet PCs and Pen-based Technology 2007: Beyond the Tipping Point
Paperback
Purdue University Press
WIPTE
06/11/2007
176pp
English
6.00" x 9.00"
1557534616
9781557534613
Available

Book Description

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.

About the Editor(s):

Jane Prey is a Program Manager at Microsoft Research, External Research and Programs. She spent 11 years as a faculty member in the Computer Science Department at the University of Virginia. In addition, Jane spent two years as a Program Director in the Division of Undergraduate Education at the National Science Foundation.

Rob H. Reed is the Higher Education Segment Manager in the Personal Systems Group at Hewlett-Packard. He has thirteen years of experience in the fields of engineering and technology. Prior to joining Hewlett-Packard, Rob worked in University Relations for Microsoft Research. Rob has worked for Deloitte Consulting and taught technology to undergraduates at Indiana University.

Dr. Dave Berque is professor and chair of computer science at DePauw University. He earned a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. In 1997, he was named the Baccalaureate Colleges Professor of the Year by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. He has published more than 20 refereed journal and conference papers and has received several grants from the National Science Foundation. Dave'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. Dave also works as an instructional technology consultant for DyKnow.