Educational Technology

August 28, 2010

New Stanford medical students to receive iPads

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Kathryn Roethel, San Francisco Chronicle

The 91 students entering Stanford University’s medical school this fall will receive free iPads instead of reams of coursework, a move that administrators hope will improve the learning experience and also cut the school’s paper use.  “Students in the classroom and the clinic will be able to search for information in real time and use it to solve problems they encounter,” said Dr. Charles Prober, the senior associate dean for medical education.

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