iPad App Helps Flatten Learning Curve

iPad App Helps Flatten Learning Curve

To test out and perfect the firm’s Construction Superintendent app, Brinkmann tasked his stable of project managers and superintendents.  But he also turned to an eager group of engineering students at the Missouri University of Science & Techonology, Rolla, who find Brinkmann’s app and donated iPads to be handy tools in their construction cost-management class.Brinkmann was anxious for construction students at the universty, his alma mater, to use the software and buiold iPad proficiency, spending nearly $26,000 in company and peeri-firm donations to buy 30 iPads and 30 app copies, says W. Eric Showalter, associate professor.  Students now use the app and hardware rather than notebooks to keep construction project “diaries” for class discussion and ask questions with the RFI feature rather than e-mail. Click here to read full article

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