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Following the rollout to over 11,000 iPads to the 2018 freshman class, Ohio State University has started to see the benefits of their ambitious program including improvements in grades, higher campus engagement, and the eventual savings of millions of dollars for students.
Students looking for positive reinforcement can now easily find it in one of the more unexpected places: the Ohio State app.
In this episode of The Wired Educator Podcast, Kelly interviews Cory Tressler about The Ohio State University's eleven thousand iPad Pro rollout to all incoming freshmen, the myth of the digital native, and so much more.
At the Ohio State University, an ever-improving digital initiative is meeting students where they are in order to take them to the next level.
It’s a great time to be a first-year student because of a perk introduced this fall for traditional or non-traditional students at the main campus or any OSU branch.
Under the new Digital Flagship initiative, Ohio State has partnered with Apple to distribute iPads and supporting accessories at no cost to first-year students, offer coding curriculum and create an iOS design lab for students and community members.
The event is the first-hand shake between students and the faculty that will be helping them navigate their first year. Afterward, the students received their i Pads as a part of the Digital Flagship initiative that OSU is implementing across their campuses, giving their students a more high-tech education.
Defined as those born after 1997, Generation Z is growing up in a world where smartphones, social media, and content-streaming are ubiquitous.
The newest students are transforming the way schools serve them.
Standardized devices give students a consistent learning experience and simplify technical support for instructors.