From thousands of iPads to coding classes to virtual patients, bleeding-edge approaches to teaching and learning were on display last week at The Ohio State University Board of Trustees meetings.

Students, faculty and staff members presented success stories about some of the innovative ways education is evolving at Ohio State. Mike Hofherr, Ohio State’s vice president and chief information officer, led a presentation on the Digital Flagship program during the Academic Affairs and Student Life Committee meeting.

Hofherr said the university entered year two of an iPad distribution plan to put the devices in the hands of all first- and second-year students. More than 11,400 iPads were delivered in year one with 13,000 more deploying in the new academic year.

“This isn’t just about devices

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