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“Test run: Kindle enters UW classrooms”

090506_Kindle_DXKOMO news reports on the UW CSE Kindle DX pilot project.

“‘Our students are going to have these devices. They are going to use them. They are going to share with us their experiences. I can assure you they will give us an honest appraisal,’ said Grossman.

“Lazowska says whether its an Amazon device, an Apple device or another company’s technology, he believes the textbook is heading the way of the blackboard.

“There may be no more pencils and no more books. But as for teacher’s dirty looks, even a Kindle can’t promise to do away with them for good.”

Read the story here.  Learn more about the UW CSE Kindle DX pilot project here.

September 14, 2009