Austrade releases iPad magazine

“Austrade has launched its first iPad app, the Australia Unlimited magazine, which promotes the nation’s achievements in science, culture and commerce.” This is an example of how the growing use of tablets is helping find new ways for organisations to get others to learn more about aspects of their business. Check out the links below:

USING TABLET TECHNOLOGY TO SHARE STORIES OF AUSTRALIAN CREATIVITY AND TALENT (Austrade Media Release)

Australia Unlimited magazine iTunes page

Is this a model for training providers? They often have newsletters, perhaps in the future, these will be available in a similar format to the Austrade app?

39 Sites…

A site with links to other sites about using iPads in education:

39 Sites For Using iPads in the Classroom

‘Machines For Education’

The article below from ‘Fast Company’ discusses some of the pro’s and con’s of tech for the classroom;

So Many Machines For Education–So Little Money Or Time

South Korea to move to digital textbooks

An article from engadget.com talks about the plans of South Korea to move towards the use of ‘digital textbooks’. See:

South Korea plans to convert all textbooks to digital, swap backpacks for tablets by 2015

The links in the article have a bit more information.