infoneer-pulse:

Survey: iPad adoption sluggish but e-textbooks booming

Electronic textbooks and computing tablets have a lot of buzz, but the old bound volumes and desktop models still dominate on four-year college campuses, according to a new survey.

» via Inside Higher Ed

infoneer-pulse:

Survey: iPad adoption sluggish but e-textbooks booming

Electronic textbooks and computing tablets have a lot of buzz, but the old bound volumes and desktop models still dominate on four-year college campuses, according to a new survey.

» via Inside Higher Ed

"Learn from them! Realize that they are hacking systems that were designed to ensure their institution’s success, but not necessarily theirs. They hack all infrastructures and tools because a) they can…it’s easier than you think, and b) they are forced to by the designs they were handed. They’re corporate-centered, not user-centered.
Leaders, wake up. These students are your incoming workforce. If they’re hacking to make stuff better before they show up on your doorstep, do you think they’re gonna stop once under your employ? If you hand them tools and infrastructures that don’t meet their needs, what do you think they’re gonna do?
Leaders, the kids are our future. Deal with it. Now. Please."

— "Hey Leaders, Wake Up: The Kids Are Our Future"

(Source: simplerwork.blogspot.com)