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May 17, 2018

Why One Professor Prefers Electronic Ink Over Fancy Tablets

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By Dian Schaffhauser, Campus Technology

A professor of electrical engineering at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University uses Sony’s Digital Paper device for e-textbooks, lecture notes, grading and more. There is no app store where people can acquire new uses for it. The interface is dim. And the stylus has to be recharged just like the device itself. Yet, at least one instructor wouldn’t give up his Sony Digital Paper, even for the most tricked-out iPad Pro or Microsoft Surface.┬áBut then Akhan Almagambetov isn’t like most people. This assistant professor in electrical engineering at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Prescott campus disavows PowerPoints, has been known to rip up textbooks and is highly protective of his eyes.

https://campustechnology.com/articles/2018/04/18/why-one-professor-prefers-electronic-ink-over-fancy-tablets.aspx

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