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Long Island UniversityAll incoming full-time freshman and transfer students will get free iPad. With about 10,000 undergraduates total, that means about 2-3,000 students total.http://www.liu.edu/About/News/Univ-Ctr-PR/2010/July/UC-Press-Release-July30-2010.aspx
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Seton Hill UniversityAll 2,145 full-time undergraduate, graduate and adult degree program students got iPads in August 2010. Freshmen also get 13-inch MacBook Pro laptops.small Catholic liberal arts university in Greensburg, PennsylvaniaStudents being charged extra fees to cover new tech: http://chronicle.com/blogPost/Seton-Hill-to-Offer-iPads-to/22153/http://www.setonhill.edu/news/story.cfm?ID=429&BackButton=news_archive.cfm
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Chicago State UniversityAll freshmen get iPad (about 1,200 - school has 4,900 undergrads)http://www.csu.edu/news/freshmenregistration.htm
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Chicago Public SchoolsAs many as 736 students at 23 schools will be testing iPadsOne school, Burley Elementary, will use them to provide individual instruction and encourage critical thinking through multimedia apps and collaborative tools.http://www.convergemag.com/classtech/CPS-iPad-trial.html
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Illinois Institute of TechnologyAll freshmen (b/w 500 to 600) will be given iPads for free at estimated cost of $250,000 to schoolhttp://www.chicagobreakingnews.com/2010/05/iit-to-give-all-freshmen-a-free-ipad.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+ChicagoBreakingNews+%28Chicago+Breaking+News%29&utm_content=Google+Reader
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State of Victoria in AustraliaBought 500 iPads for distribution to various schools in the statehttp://ipadpilot.wordpress.com/2010/09/22/you-can-lead-a-student-to-the-internet/http://delimiter.com.au/2010/05/28/victorian-premier-buys-500-ipads-for-schools/http://delimiter.com.au/2010/07/22/which-victorian-schools-will-get-ipads/
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University of Minnesota450 incoming freshmen at College of Education and Human Development getting free iPads, while faculty members being recruited to teach classes using the tech.College of Education and Human Development partnering with IT OfficeVia tip from University of MN Office of IT manager.
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CA Dept. of Ed and 4 local school districts (9/9/10)400 8th grade students are testing iPads as textbook alternativesHoughton Mifflin, textbook vendor and schoolsSan Francisco, Long Beach, Riverside and Fresno school districtshttp://thehill.com/blogs/hillicon-valley/technology/117625-california-testing-ipads-as-algebra-textbooks
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Florida State College at Jacksonville350 iPads in executives, IT staff, administrators, faculty and students. "It's the first phase of a project calling for a thousand iPads to be delivered throughout the college by the end of the year, including at libraries and labs where students can 'check' them out," wrote CIO magazine. "Why does a college need iPads? Tired of staring at spreadsheets, executives wanted iPads for reporting purposes, Rennie says. The iPad's elegant interface could serve up information such as budgets, staffing issues and status of projects. Students and faculty could leverage iPads for e-books, PDF handouts, as well as Florida State College's wealth of information on its Web portal."http://www.cio.com/article/607324/My_iPad_Enterprise_Rollout_5_Surprises_
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Gibbon Fairfax Winthrop High SchoolSpending $267,748 for 320 Wi-Fi iPads with extended 2-year warranties - enough for every student - plus wi-fi router and access point upgrades. Students getting now; teachers getting in spring.Public high school near Mankato, MNLoaded with dozens of apps, curriculum and textbook replacement plans still a bit in the airhttp://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/2495380/postshttp://mankatofreepress.com/local/x213892911/At-GFW-its-iPads-for-all
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Canby School District260 iPads for trials in various grades throughout the district.Suburb south of Portland, Oregonhttp://wiki.canby.k12.or.us/sandbox/groups/ipodusergroup/weblog/6a110/attachments/daa48/ipodachievementdata-20092010.pdf?sessionID=6d1633a8d421ef427b8a220c2ac4cc941a87dd7d
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Northwest Kansas Technical CollegeAll 300+ students got free iPads.http://www.nwktc.edu/ipad.php
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Unity Point schoolAll K-2 students get iPads, rest get netbooks, as part of $650K grantK-8 in Carbondale, Illinoishttp://thesouthern.com/news/article_1e81a1e8-a04f-11df-8c54-001cc4c03286.html
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Herrin High SchoolStudents getting iPads or netbookssouthern Illinoishttp://www.wsiltv.com/p/news_details.php?newsID=11114&type=top
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University of Adelaide in South Australia (Thanks Eugene Yew for the tip!)Starting next year, "hundreds of first-year science students" will get free iPad as first step to phasing out printed textbooks. Lecture notes, audio, background docs and textbooks delivered through "tailored web-based apps" either on their own hardware (notebooks) or on subsidized iPad.University's Faculty of Sciences in a special deal with Apple"It will take a couple of years to phase out all the printed textbooks and review and transfer all of the content to the iPad," said the Dean.http://www.itnews.com.au/News/232040,adelaide-uni-to-give-science-students-ipads.aspx
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Avery Middle School170 iPads, issued to 97 8th-grade students, with remaining evenly divided among 6th graders and 7th graders.Small town in rural northeastern CaliforniaiPads "displacing expensive textbooks...promoting active engaging learning...and greater flexibility in accessing course materials, even in rural areas."http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20100914007240/en
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Marymount School150 iPads being provided to K-12 students and 25 teachers; by next year, hope to have iPads for all (550) studentsPrivate girls school in Manhattan, New York CityHS students check out iPads during day; 1st graders get training once a weekhttp://dnainfo.com/20100913/upper-east-side/ipads-make-classroom-debut-at-upper-east-side-schools
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Oklahoma State University125 students in business and media schools piloting iPads for 5 coursesStillwater and Tulsa campuses of state universityhttp://www.macsimumnews.com/index.php/archive/oklahoma_state_university_to_launch_ipad_student_pilot_initiative/
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Cedars School of ExcellenceHave deployed iPads to its 115 studentsindependent Christian school (ages 5-17) in Greenock, ScotlandBeing documented by computing teacher and blogger, Frasier Speirs, at his blog, The iPad Projecthttp://speirs.org/blog/tag/theipadprojecthttp://www.businesscomputingworld.co.uk/ipad-replaces-pen-and-paper-in-scottish-school/
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UC Irvine medical schoolAll 104 new medical school students get iPads as curriculum revamped to use them.http://ocunwired.ocregister.com/2010/08/10/inside-uc-irvines-ipad-initiative/
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Stanford University Medical School91 first year medical and master's of medicine students in trial now“We really don’t know yet how the incoming medical students will use them,” said Henry Lowe, MD, senior associate dean for information resources and technology. But, as a physician using an iPad himself, he’s found the device to be extremely helpful and believes it is growing in popularity among doctors. “Physicians are a mobile group,” Lowe said. “They’re moving around from clinic to clinic, from patient to patient. … I’ve seen a variety of reports from across the country saying that physicians have seized on the iPad as a helpful device.”http://med.stanford.edu/ism/2010/august/ipad.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed:+NewsFromStanfordsSchoolOfMedicine+%28News+from+Stanford%27s+School+of+Medicine%29
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Alexander Dawson School90 5th and 6th graders getting 16GB Wi-Fi iPads in pilot project. School is leasing-to-own for 3 years, paying $12K per year. (Retail $499x90=$45,000?)Private K-12 school near Boulder, ColoradoStudents can take home; some web sites will be blocked; pre-loaded with about 30 books.http://www.dailycamera.com/fourmile-canyon-fire/ci_16076378
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Monterey College of LawAbout 86 students signed up for supplemental bar exam prep course, which bundles an iPad for freeSeaside, CAhttp://campustechnology.com/articles/2010/08/25/monterey-college-of-law-pilots-ipad-programs-for-students-and-faculty.aspx
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University of Maryland75 students in honors college's digital cultures and creativity program get iPadCollege Park campusiPads to be integrated into curriculumhttp://www.newsdesk.umd.edu/uniini/release.cfm?ArticleID=2146
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Trinity College, University of Melbourne, Australia70 iPads (50 students, 20 faculty) in trialhttp://www.trinity.unimelb.edu.au/news/2010/20100916
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Monte Vista Christian SchoolReportedly first school to use iPads (April 2010); bought 60 iPads for advanced placement students ($50 discount off $499 price)Near Watsonville (Santa Cruz), CAhttp://www.santacruzsentinel.com/localnews/ci_14904063
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Morristown-Beard School60 students given iPads for classes, instead of laptops.private school (grades 6-12) in New JerseyIf pilot works, will give all kids (about 540 students) iPads next year.http://newyork.cbslocal.com/2010/09/08/pilot-program-gives-new-jersey-students-ipads/
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George Fox University in Oregon10% of freshmen (about 50) chose iPads over MacBooks issued by schoolChristian college in Oregonhttp://www.oregonlive.com/education/index.ssf/2010/08/george_fox_university_tries_ou.html
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Queensland state department of education2 schools are trialing about 50 iPads totalAustralian state (capital Brisbane)http://delimiter.com.au/2010/09/24/50-ipads-to-be-trialled-in-qld-schools/
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Rankin County School District50 iPads purchased at $25K for principals, school board members. ($500K was spent on 1,500 laptops for students)Mississippi, just east of the capital, Jacksonsome backlash b/c used by administrators-only, and budget crisishttp://www.clarionledger.com/article/20100924/NEWS/9240346/Cost-of-innovation
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Pikes Peak Prep50 students using iPads for math, science, language arts and social studies. Principal thinks iPads will cost less than replacing outdated textbooks.Colorado Springs, COStudents will send screen shots of work to teachers instead of turning in assignments on paper; also perform virtual frog dissections. iPads used in school only - NOT taken home.http://www.2thedeuce.com/news/sns-ap-co--ipad-school,0,3495169.story?track=rss
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Notre Dame University40 business school students in project management class"Corey Angst, an Assistant Professor of Management, who is teaching the class, says he expects students to tap their iPads to write and share documents, take notes and show plans to their project 'clients'. He plans to ask the students throughout the semester how they are adapting to the change…Notre Dame will rotate the iPads among different groups, including selected freshmen and law school students, next semester. Its eventual goal is to create an “e-publishing ecosystem” for the entire university."http://blogs.forbes.com/elizabethwoyke/2010/09/13/notre-dame-calls-early-results-of-ipad-study-encouraging/?boxes=Homepagechannels
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Wesleyan University32 freshman students in music and theatre classes using iPads in a pilot. Also: 1 writing tutor, 2 faculty, and several support staff involved. 50 iPads purchased total.liberal arts college in Connecticut“It was like being on Oprah’s free give-a-way,” said one student. “I felt like they were saying, ‘and you get a car, and you get a car.’”http://wesleyanargus.com/2010/09/24/pilot-courses-take-ipads-for-spin/
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Seton Hall UniversitySchool of Health and Medical Sciences piloting 30 iPads (18 for faculty, 12 students) for healthcare education. Using Blackboard.large university in New Jersey (not be confused with Seton Hill)Larger pilot with school's Teaching, Learning and Technology Roundtable is in the works for this academic year.Via e-mail from Shayle Adrian, instructional designer at Seton Hall
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Rutgers UniversityMBA certificate in digital marketing program - all students get iPads preloaded with course materialshttp://www.cmd.rutgers.edu/mini-mba-digital-marketing.html
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Abilene Christian UniversityIT Department bought 20 iPads, distributing among facultyhttp://www.amigos.org/node/499
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Oberlin College Five faculty Participants were given an iPad for the semester and access to loaner carts of up to 20 iPads that can be used in class. Currently the program is being used in Music Theory, Opera Theater, Studio Art, Dance, Rhetoric & Composition and English departments.The Main Library also has 15 iPads available for checkout from circulation desk.liberal arts college in Ohiohttp://octet1.csr.oberlin.edu/wp/ipad/https://sites.google.com/a/oberlin.edu/ipad-pilot-program/
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Mount Carmel Elementary School10 iPads via $10K investmentNew Waterford, Cape Breton, in Nova Scotia, Canadahttp://www.cbc.ca/canada/nova-scotia/story/2010/09/24/ns-ipad-in-school.html
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Duke UniversityStudents in health course will get 8 iPads to share for field research.http://campustechnology.com/Articles/2010/07/13/Duke-U-Trying-Out-iPads-for-Field-Research.aspx
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Watergrass Elementary school near Tampa Bay, Florida13 iPads donated to 5th grade class by Applehttp://www.tampabay.com/news/humaninterest/pasco-students-win-ipads-and-may-be-featured-in-apple-ad-campaign/1099259
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Attala City School District$300K grant being spent on tech, incl. 10 iPads, mostly for faculty. Hoping for more grant $ to get enough for class of students.central Alabamahttp://www2.nbc13.com/news/2010/sep/23/teachers-get-ipads-central-alabama-school-district-ar-869773/?referer=None&shorturl=http://nbc13.com/ar/869773/
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State University of New York GeneseoLibrary is trialing iPad loans (3 now); also have 45 Asus eee netbooks and a Kindle reader; may get more iPads if demand is therehttp://milnelibrarynews.wordpress.com/2010/08/30/netbooks-ipads-and-a-kindle-at-the-milne-circulation-desk/
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Royal School of Artillery, Wiltshire, EnglandTraining soldiers for Afghan operations with artillery appMilitary schoolThe same team is also working on a 3D app for army pilots, who have to learn to recognise different vehicles from the air as part of their training.http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsbeat/10813964
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Oklahoma Christian UniversityStudents can pay fee to upgrade from complimentary iPhone or iPod Touch (they also get free MacBooks)http://connect.oc.edu/news/44416/OC-offers-iPad-to-students.htm
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Loyola University of New OrleansNew English course uses iPad for all readings; students who finish 1 year course get to keep iPadhttp://www.loyno.edu/news/story/2010/6/1/2137
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Western Australia statesome schools in district trialing unspecified # of iPadsstate in Australiahttp://www.zdnet.com.au/aussie-schools-flock-to-ipad-339306172.htm
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Virtual Aviation - pilot training school in UKusing iPads for pilot traininghttp://www.cultofmac.com/ipad-takes-off-as-flight-school-teaching-tool/42603
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Pulaski Middle Schoolone of schools participating in Virginia Dept. of Ed pilot of iPads in classroompublic school in Virginiahttp://www.macobserver.com/tmo/article/virginia_schools_launch_ipad_study_program/http://www.roanoke.com/news/nrv/wb/262177
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Lyon Countyprincipals using iPads as tools to help roam hallways and classrooms to evaluate teachersdistrict near Reno, Nevadahttp://www.rgj.com/article/20100929/FERNLEY01/9290397/1306/FERNLEY
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Elementary school in Austria using iPads in classhttp://elsa20.schule.at/no_cache/news/einzelansicht/article/die-1-ipad-klasse-oesterreichs-wurde-in-jennersdorf-eroeffnet.html?tx_ttnews[backPid]=93&cHash=74f57e2ad2
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