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ACU, McAllen ISD sponsor conference

ACU, McAllen ISD sponsor conference

By on March 26, 2012 in Campus News with 3 Comments

Much like Abilene Christian University, McAllen Independent School District takes seriously its efforts to integrate mobile learning into the classroom. In fact, it may be the largest district in the United States working to place mobile technology into the hands of all its students – from kindergartners to high school seniors – more than 25,000 […]

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New five-part TEA video series features ACU

New five-part TEA video series features ACU

By on September 22, 2011 in Alumni News with 0 Comments

A new series of videos sponsored by the Texas Education Agency profiles the groundbreaking work being done by Abilene Christian University’s Department of Teacher Education to prepare future educators to infuse technology in their classrooms. POWER ON TEXAS includes five video segments, “ACU’s Mobile-Learning Initiative Model of Innovation,” “A Model for 21st-Century Educator Preparation,” “Learning […]

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Profs reflect on Year Two of mobile learning

Profs reflect on Year Two of mobile learning

By on June 19, 2010 in Campus News with 0 Comments

As the second year of ACU’s award-winning mobile-learning initiative draws to a close, faculty members are reflecting on lessons they’ve learned – and some important shifts in the classroom. “You can’t stuff a classroom into a little device,” says Dr. Dwayne Harapnuik, director of faculty enrichment at ACU’s Adams Center for Teaching and Learning. “Because […]

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AT&T awards $1.8 million contribution to ACU

AT&T awards $1.8 million contribution to ACU

By on May 12, 2010 in Campus News with 1 Comment

Abilene Christian University and AT&T have been partners in mobile learning since its beginning. Several years ago, the university partnered with AT&T and Alcatel-Lucent in developing its wi-fi network, and the several thousand mobile devices distributed through ACU’s mobile-learning initiative are powered by an AT&T connection. The company has long been committed to higher education, […]

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ACU looks at uses for iPad

By on February 16, 2010 in Campus News with 0 Comments

With the recent announcement of Apple’s new iPad device, ACU is considering the implications of this device – and other similar ones that may follow it – for the future of mobile learning on campus. The Abilene Reporter-News ran an article on Friday detailing some of the university’s plans, which include working to make The […]

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ACU receives media coverage related to iPad

ACU receives media coverage related to iPad

By on January 29, 2010 in Campus News with 1 Comment

Since Wednesday’s announcement of the iPad, the technological world has been speculating on how this device will be used – for business, personal and educational purposes. ACU, with its already-strong connection to Apple’s array of products, has received a slew of media coverage since the announcement. Dr. William Rankin, director of educational innovation, who was […]

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