Though campuses across the nation have begun transforming iPods into educational tools, few schools have embraced the technology as much as Georgia College & State University, where faculty are using the devices for everything from screening movies to podcasting answers to frequently asked questions.
Some lines from the article as well:
- “The more you free up your classroom for discussion, the more efficient you are,” said Dorothy Leland, the school’s president.
- “Now I can devote my whole three hours to Socratic dialogue.”
- GCSU officials say the school makes sure its iPod lessons supplement classroom work–not replace it.
- “[You] think it will never get the same sense of community living together, but we definitely found that sense of belonging”