[LINK] Education E-books - India
tomk at unwired.com.au
Mon Feb 13 02:15:57 EST 2012
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> [mailto:link-bounces at mailman.anu.edu.au] On Behalf Of Tom Worthington
> Sent: Sunday, 12 February 2012 9:21 AM
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> Subject: Re: [LINK] Education E-books - India
> On 10/02/12 15:40, TKoltai wrote:
> > ... Indians are buying mainly el-cheapo Android phones and tablets.
> > ... Tom probably missed the discussion last mointh on the
> 35$ Indian
> > Android Pad. ...
Sorry Tom, I didn't follow the thread.. It was actually Jan's comment
about iPads that I incorrectly attributed to you.
As most unix persons love to hate Flash, and you're a Lecturer (all
teachers love Apple, are either greenies or Democrat loving Unix 10.x.x
users), I just assumed that you were the one bemoaning the iPad's fate.
On 10/02/12 09:39, Jan Whitaker wrote:
> At 09:19 AM 10/02/2012, Tom Worthington wrote:
>> The modules have video, text notes, quizzes and other materials (all
>> does with Flash).
> Well there went the iPad users. Not a very wise choice. ...
Flash has its problems, but the idea of having national on-line
curriculum materials is an interesting one.
> Not sure which Tom you thought missed the discussion of cheap tablets
> for Indian education, but this one did not:
> By the way, ABC TV broadcast the documentary "Revolution in the
> Classroom" (Four Corners, 6 February 2012), suggesting use of
> in schools had little benefit:
> In my view this program missed the point that computers had a benefit
> when combined with new teaching techniques which freed the
> teacher from
> routine lessons, so they could help individual students:
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