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Student Device Preferences For Online Courses

Student Device Preferences for Online Courses

New report from Oregon State University* shows the results of a study to determine preferences for online course access.

Despite the rise in the use of smart phones to access e-learning and the improved responsiveness of e-learning sites on mobile devices it seems that the laptop is the preferred device. Makes sense given that most e-learning includes multimedia and textual content, including interactive elements such as quizzes and games, that are still ‘easier’ to view and interact with on a reasonable sized screen.

Findings (chart from OSU website) for video viewing:

You can download the full report here

* The study was conducted by the Oregon State University Ecampus Research Unit director Dr. Katie Linder and assistant director Dr. Mary Ellen Dello Stritto.

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