Far from banning technology from the classroom as a potential distraction, colleges across the country are toying with an array of cutting-edge products and services for entering freshmen, who have grown up immersed in technology and rely on all manner of advanced tools to collaborate and learn, BusinessWeek reports. Duke University made headlines in 2004 when it handed out Apple iPods to every incoming freshman. The Durham, N.C., school began giving away the popular digital music players to see whether it made sense to record lectures and make digital copies available outside the classroom. The university still provides iPods to


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