Deployment Aug 9th - Sept 2nd, 2016
Fresno State's DISCOVERe tablet program will grow to approximately 250 course sections with 150 faculty members for the Fall 2016 semester that will be offered as tablet only courses. These tablet courses have
been designed to offer students an -enhanced learning experience. The tablet will offer students portability,
convenience, and teaching materials anywhere anytime.
When registering for classes, these courses will be
denoted as "tablet required."
Dr. Castro is attempting to identify some grant funds to help DISCOVERe students who have not previously used tablet grant funds, nothing is certain at the moment. Should grants become available, students must purchase their device through Kennel Bookstore to receive the grant.
Pricing info available soon
"Tablets are a teaching and learning tool that Fresno State will embrace to meet the needs of today's tech-savvy students-those already enrolled and future students from throughout the Valley and state who already are using tablets in K-12 schools." - Joseph I. Castro, President, California State University, Fresno
Students enrolled in a DISCOVERe tablet course must have an iPad, Windows or Android tablet that meets the
required minimum specifications. Device specifications are currently being reviewed for the Fall 2016 semester.
Minimum System requirements for Fresno State DISCOVERe Tablet Program:
- iOS 9.0+ or newer (iPad 2+; iPad Air 2, iPad Pro recommended)
- Android 5.x+ or better
- Windows 8.1+ (excluding RT)
- Front and Rear Facing Web Cameras
- Minimum of 7.9" Screen
- Minimum 16GB (32GB+ recommended) Capacity
- 802.11n Wireless
- (Must be able to add a mechanical keyboard, headphones)
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