First-year medical students at Stanford University are finding a bunch of ways to use the iPad to help them learn, Cult of Mac reports. The 91-first-year students who started three weeks ago were the first crop of pre-meds to be handed iPads. Here’s how they’re using it: (1) To look closer. A slide presentation or textbook might offer a tiny diagram of a molecular structure that students need to memorize. “You can’t even see that,” noted student Steven Sloan. “But on the iPad, you can just touch the screen to enlarge it.” (2) In place of paper and...

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Denny Carter

Dennis has covered higher education technology since April 2008, having interviewed some of the most recognized IT pros in U.S. colleges and universities. He is always updating eCampus News with the latest in pressing ed-tech issues, such as the growing i