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July 28, 2011

An iPad University: Giving It the Old College Try

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By Lena Groeger, Wired.com

USC has recently teamed up with New York based TouchAppMedia and 2tor,Inc. to introduce the first mobile app for higher education. It rolls an assortment of technologies resembling Skype, Facebook, and Twitter into a virtual school experience. Video chat with a classmate on the bus, receive push notifications when a professor posts a new grade, share notes on the course “wall.” It’s the most portable development coming out of USC’s successful online masters degree program in teaching, dubbed MAT@USC.

http://www.wired.com/epicenter/2011/07/ipad-university-college-try/

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