Jordan Maynor, a freshman at Southern Illinois University (SIU), was one of 2,700 incoming students to get a tablet computer from the university when he set foot on campus this fall.
[caption id="attachment_58149" align="alignleft" width="150"] Educators are striving to get ahead of mobile technology trends.[/caption]
The 18-year-old from Mount Vernon Township, Ill., says he uses the device every single day. He uses it to take notes in class, and to get instant information about campus events.
“I can even see when my laundry is done on it,” he said. “It’s been extremely helpful to...