A REPORT ABOUT THE SUPPLY OF 6OO TABLET FOR STUDENT AND 30 FOR LECTURERE AT THAMES GATEWAY ACADEMY.2
2. OBJECTIVE 2
3. USER'S NEEDS2
5. REVIEWING FOUR TABLETS3
5.1 Tablet 13
5.2 Tablet 24
5.3 Tablet 34
6. COMPARING THE THREE TABLETS5
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A REPORT ABOUT THE SUPPLY OF 6OO TABLET FOR STUDENT AND 30 FOR LECTURERE AT THAMES GATEWAY ACADEMY.1. INTRODUCTIONIt is becoming more difficult to ignore the use of computers in education. The request for computer in education is increasing every day. The purpose of this report is to supply 630 tablet computers to Thames Gateway Academy, in which 600 tablets will be for the use of student and 30tablets for the faculty members. Giving a detailed review of the hardware and software also as to how it can be compare with the other resources in the market. Considering the positives and negatives aspect of similarities and distinction with other tablet. This report will be accompanied with a detail budget for the hardware, software and the initial setup of the device, using a spread sheet.
3. USER'S NEEDSThe purpose of this supply is to meet the needs of student with different models in the academy. There are student studying different modules at Thames Gateway Academy these modules are Business and Computer Science, business management and law. Over the past years the use of computers has become very significant in education. In these modern days 7 out of 10 students have their own computer as well as the teachers this can be in any form. Examples are laptops, tablets and many more.
4. DISCUSSIONUsing tablets in the classroom surroundings offers students the possibility to individual to see face-to-face actions with the teachers, is Flexibility of the teachers to moving around the classroom. On the educational side, students get a chance to participate in a lecture or class discussion physically. If something is not understood, interrupting to ask for clarification is always an option.
Enable teachers to coordinate mobile classroom activities using students’ laptops and tablets (BYOD): Enrich the learning experience and keep a finger on the classroom pulse, while keeping students on-task and ensuring they each receive the attention they need.
Advantages: There is a clear plan for individual responsibility in taking ownership for guiding and managing the classroom environment, take on one major classroom challenge to solve a year, and engage students to be successful in their learning. Advantages: Setting clear and precise rules for the classroom, gaining supportive feedback, and having an corrective action plan as a way of monitoring the goals. The continual evolution of technology enables a growing number of students to rely on the Internet for education instead of the traditional classroom-style learning. While distance learning is an ideal solution for certain types of students, others are better off sticking with the old-fashioned academic format. For those debating whether classroom learning is a good fit or not, consider the various advantages and disadvantages before coming to a conclusion.
Disadvantages While Apple claims that it's price tag of $499 to $799 is affordable and modest, to the average student it is quite the expensive purchase.
School Districts are facing current budget cuts, how can they afford to supply iPads to every student?
Connection – if all students are concurrently connected to the Internet at the time, there are bound to be some connection errors. There has to be sufficient bandwidth to support a high volume of devices connecting to the internet at once.
Schools will have to train educators how to use the iPad in classrooms. Professors may not know how to teach using the iPad, therefore they will have to be trained themselves to use the device properly in the