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Digital Flagship
Students work together in a classroom gathered around a central iPad

From the start, Digital Flagship has been committed to the core ideas of providing access to innovative teaching and learning resources while preparing students for the modern, mobile, technology-driven workforce. After a comprehensive comparison of the 10.5” iPad Air released in March 2019 and the 11” iPad Pro released in October 2018, we have found that the iPad Air will provide the best value for students and educators. 

Digital Flagship
This image shows a student sitting in front of an iPad displaying the 2018 winning background image.

*Deadline Extended! Submissions accepted until Friday, April 5 at 11:30 p.m.*

When the newest class of Ohio State students boot up their technology for the first time, what image will they see?

The iPad wallpaper on all 2019 Digital Flagship iPads will feature the winning student-...

Shanna Jaggars and Marcos Rivera share their research on the impact of mobile technology on students and learning. Discover what factors can lead to the success (or failure) of deploying tablets in the classroom.

TEACHING WITH TECH

Envision a class with no textbook. One where podcasts and video playlists are part of the course material, assignments can be completed using apps and the iPad Pro® is an essential learning tool. An engaging class about civil rights where the president of the university and the dean of Ohio...

Affordable Learning

Students benefit from multiple initiatives underway that offset textbook prices, which have risen at three times the level of inflation over the past three decades. To improve the affordability of higher education, we are partnering with faculty to curate or create free course content to reduce...

ALX Grant Recipient Q&A Series

The Affordable Learning Exchange (ALX) gives faculty the support they need to adopt, adapt and create open, affordable materials for their course. Support comes in the form of expertise from ALX and its partners, resources to help guide faculty,...

Affordable Learning Exchange

Ohio State has frozen tuition, halted growth of other fees, and cut administrative costs, all for the cause of making higher education more affordable for our students. Still, we are finding new avenues to alleviate the financial burden ...

CRO Update

College Ready Ohio continues to enhance the learning environment by incorporating new tools into high school districts around the state....

From the Field to the Lab

Textbook? Nope. Notebook? Nada. Pens and pencils? Don’t need those either. Going to class armed with just an iPad may be far away for some classes, but that tablet-driven future is within reach for students in Ohio Plants ...

RETHINKING TEXTBOOKS

Big data is everywhere. We are using it to identify business trends and get ahead of the competition, understand how people learn and make decisions, and track health patterns to anticipate epidemics earlier. The ability to use, create and manipulate databases has become a necessary and...