Victor Godinez blogs for The Dallas Morning News:
Approximately six months after Abilene Christian University announced its intent to bring mobile learning devices into the classroom, every member of the freshman class will be presented with an Apple iPhone 3G or iPod touch this weekend. This deployment to more than 950 students marks the first time that a university has introduced these mobile devices as learning tools on such a large scale.
These new ACU Wildcats will begin their mobile learning experience Aug. 16, using the latest in mobile technology for everything from class schedules and maps to in-class, real-time surveys.
During the launch weekend, ACU also will host a number of Apple Inc., AT&T and Alcatel-Lucent representatives, as well as those from other technology industry leaders.
Full article here.
[Attribution: MacNN. Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Chuckles the Microsoft CEO” for the heads up.]