Saturday, June 16, 2012

ISTE 2012 > iPad Student Cost-Benefit Analysis


6/26/2012 >  4:00pm–6:00pm, SDCC Halls DE Lobby , Table: 3

Nikola Kolev, iSchool Initiative with Travis Allen, Paola Caballero, Ken Cavallo, Will Mansfield, Dolly Narshi, Sunny Narshi, Arvin Ross, Jason Soni, Shashi Tiwari and Zach Tucker

iSchool Initiative have evaluated comprehensive expense research on the implementation of the iPad in learning, and are excited to share our findings. This study compares the cumulative cost of conventional textbooks and course materials to the cost of using an iPad to accomplish the same or similar tasks.

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Presenter Background

Nikola Kolev is a senior at Kennesaw State University studying International Business Management and Entrepreneurship, and Spanish. Nikola is passionate about technology and the power of its applications in business, the classroom, and beyond. During his time at Kennesaw State University, he served as Treasurer for registered student organization Global Society, as well as the International Business Student Association. He has gained a deeper understanding of International Affairs by representing KSU at several Model United Nations competitions.

Nikola leads the iSchool Initiative Finance Team and also enjoys presenting and developing digital integration strategies for educational institutions on the verge of evolution. He is excited to hone his leadership and vision with iSchool Initiative, focusing on sustainable growth and advancement of the social enterprise. Nikola strongly believes that “the most promising way to bring about meaningful and sustainable change in the world is by unleashing the power of instant information through comprehensive reform in education - iSchool Initiative is that and much more.”

Source Available At 

[http://www.isteconference.org/2012/program/search_results_details.php?sessionid=73508535]

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