Science & Technology: iListen and iLearn ; America's Duke University Is Now Giving iPods to Its Students. Amazingly, Some Are Even Using Them to Study, Says Jimmy Lee Shreeve
Shreeve, Jimmy Lee, The Independent (London, England)
It was the first day of the college year at the DeWitt Wallace Center for Media and Democracy, part of Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. Professor Kenneth Rogerson blurted out the big news to his journalism class: 'We got the grant,' he told them. 'You all get iPods.' The students couldn't believe their luck. Courtesy of the university, each of them would receive an Apple iPod.
Last August, Duke University became one of the first universities to provide all first-year students with their own 20-gigabyte iPods " enough space to store up to 5,000 songs. The devices came pre- loaded with orientation content (in both spoken and text form) about Duke's academic …
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Publication information: Article title: Science & Technology: iListen and iLearn ; America's Duke University Is Now Giving iPods to Its Students. Amazingly, Some Are Even Using Them to Study, Says Jimmy Lee Shreeve. Contributors: Shreeve, Jimmy Lee - Author. Newspaper title: The Independent (London, England). Publication date: June 22, 2005. Page number: 44. © 2009 The Independent - London. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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