Educational Technology

February 26, 2013

UK Open University Asks, Could BYOD become the norm in schools?

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With government cuts to technology funding for schools over the past few years making it increasingly difficult for educational institutions to raise the standards of IT teaching, the Open University is now looking into the possible benefits of introducing the bring your own device (BYOD) trend into schools. University lecturer Peter Twining, who is heading up the Your Own Technology Survey, says allowing students to bring their own internet-connected devices into the classroom could help schools provide better IT education by removing much of the financial burden associated with purchasing equipment.

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