In the past, if students wanted to listen to
native speakers to enhance language learning, record interviews with
newsworthy individuals for a journalism class, or scan and share
group discussions and projects, they might have had to access a variety
of technological devices. Today, students do it all with their smartphones and tablets.
Our panel of tablet-friendly IUP
professors—Crystal Machado, Shijuan (Laurel) Liu, David Loomis, and
Bob Sweeny—shared their tablet-technology strategies (links listed below) to engage and empower
students to enhance the educational value of their classes.