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How Mobile Devices Change Learning Experience?

PAPER VS. TECH IN COLLEGE D HOW TABLETS & MOBILE HAVE CHANGED THE COLLEGE EXPERIENCE College has changed a lot in the past decade thanks to the ever-shifting technology landscape. Here's a look at how technology has reshaped today's college experience. TEXTBOOKS VS. E-BOOKS POPULARITY COST On average, digltal textbooks cost 40% less than paper textbooks. That's a significant amount of savings for cash-strapped college students. 98% of students who own an e-reader use it to download textbooks. $1,200 yearly average students spend on textbooks. 49% of students still $1,238 Cost of a 13-inch Macbook Pro and Kindle eReader. That's a big upfront spend, but it can save you a lot in the long run. prefer printed textbooks to digital textbooks. CONVENIENCE The average textbook welghs: 4.5 pounds If you're carrying one textbook each for four different classes, Macbook Air Macbook Pro 13 inches 13 inches this welght can add up qulckly. 2.96 pounds 3.57 pounds Folded up, a 13-Inch Macbook Is 12.78 inches wide, 8.94 inches long and 0.95 inches thick. Textbook helght and width vary A Kindle Fire Is greatly, but as any college student knows, fitting multiple textbooks 7.5 inches long, 5 inches wide and 0.42 inches thick. Into your backpack Is no small feat. TAKING NOTES NOTEBOOKS VS. LAPTOPS POPULARITY COST There's no disputing the fact that a paper notebook will cost you significantly less than a laptop. But with Netbooks now selling for under 70% of students use $400, a laptop is a relatively cheap investment that will get you a lot more than a spiral-bound notebook will. keyboards to take notes. CONVENIENCE Notebooks are easy to lose; but laptops, not so much. Laptops also make it way easler to record lectures, Most paper notebooks are 8.5 by 11 Inches. That's slightly smaller than a as well as archive and share notes with other students. 13-Inch Macbook Pro. Paper notebooks welgh next to nothIng. While a laptop welghs more, It's More and more professors are asking students to submlt online coples of their assignments rather than printed verslons. also useful for a lot more Over 1.5 million professors in 135 countries use, an online tool that lets students submit papers and performs "originality checks" to make sure nothing is plagiarized. Good news for O professors; bad news for sneaky students. than Just taklng notes. ONLINE LEARNING VS. IN-PERSON CLASSES COST POPULARITY The cost of online vs. in-person classes varies greatly from school to school. 91% In 2011: $8,909 The average cost to attend a $7,249 The average yearly tuition (induding fees) at an in-state four-year public university. of students use email to communicate with professors. two-year school. In 2014, an estimated 5.14 million students took classes in Online-only institutions are usually significantly cheaper than most traditional $5,780 Cost for a year of tuition at the online Western Governors a physical classroom. 18.65 million students took some brick-and-mortar schools. University. classes online. 3.55 million At some universities, the cost is the same students took all for an online class as an in-person one, but don't forget to factor in transportation and parking costs for in-person classes. classes online. Bonus: The Admissions Process You'd be hard-pressed to find a university or community college that doesn't accept online applications these days, which makes things way easier than the pen-and-paper days of yore. You'll definitely need a laptop for this part of the process. ??? DID YOU KNOW? In 1996, Jones average college student spends slightly more than 5 hours Leach day on a laptop. The International University became the first accredited fully-online school. The price of college textbooks has doubled in the past decade. 29% of college College students own 7 tech devices on average. This is a faster rise than health care students own an costs, housing costs and inflation. electronic tablet. failet Source: wal com .........

How Mobile Devices Change Learning Experience?

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Mobile devices are rapidly replacing other tools in our everyday lives, as well as during our education. With smartphones and tablets pretty much essential part of the tool-kit for every college stude...



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