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The beginning or end? iPad Pro 9.7 + Apple Pencil: A Case Study of User Engagement

, Shendandoah University, United States ; , Shenandoah University, United States

Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, in Washington, D.C., United States ISBN 978-1-939797-32-2 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Chesapeake, VA


The purpose of this study was to investigate the impact of the iPad Pro® 9.7 + Apple Pencil® on user engagement A mixed method research design was used for this project which included a retrospective analysis of user log data and an end user survey The iPad Pro 9.7 + Apple Pencil distribution in the fall of 2016 demonstrated significantly higher end user engagement than did previous models of iPad throughout the fall of 2016 End of semester comparisons of user engagement with the iPad Pro 9.7 + Apple Pencil, compared to other iPad models, was significantly higher in 2016 (p<0.05), 2015 (0.05), and 2014 (p > 0.05).


Pierce, R. & Silvius, D. (2018). The beginning or end? iPad Pro 9.7 + Apple Pencil: A Case Study of User Engagement. In E. Langran & J. Borup (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 1672-1681). Washington, D.C., United States: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved March 22, 2019 from .

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