iPad technology assists students with hybrid class

Photo by Dustin Cox As technology continues to evolve and tablets become a commonly used device in the classroom, one academic department at Colorado State University-Pueblo has access to iPad minis that may be checked out by students. Students enrolled in professor Sam Lovato’s media programming course were given iPad minis at the beginning of the spring semester to assist in studies and class activities. Lovato was excited and told his students, “You all get pads!” at the beginning of the class. The students will utilize applications such as Blackboard,...
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Technology on campus falls short

Technology at CSU-Pueblo needs an overhaul.Photo by Dustin Cox Technology at Colorado State University-Pueblo is almost a decade behind that of similar institutions. While the university has seen growth in both the freshmen class and international students, there is concern that without the proper upgrades and repairs, the technology deficit might have a negative impact on enrollment and retention. “Unfortunately, we have lost the competitive edge,” said Jim Wiley, information technology director for CSU-Pueblo’s Associated Students’ Government. “In order to do my job and my homework, I’ve had to rely...