University of Cologne considering purchase of 45,000 Apple iPhones for students

André Bresges is a professor of physics at the University of Cologne who explores the use of new media in education.

At an iPhone Developer Conference this week, he announced that at the University of Cologne is considering the purchase of up to 45,000 iPhones for students.

The iPhones would be used to deliver instant notifications of schedule and lecture hall changes to students, for live polls in classes, and more.

Full article via Google German to English translation here.

[Attribution: CrunchGear. Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Mike A.” for the heads up.]

10 Comments

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    45,000 phones??? over how many years. Maybe they should consider iPod Touches…. and a good network. LOL

    Just a thought.
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