ERIC Number: ED472312
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2003
Ubiquitous Computing: The Universal Use of Computers on College Campuses.
Brown, David G., Ed.
This book is a collection of vignettes from 13 universities where everyone on campus has his or her own computer. These 13 institutions have instituted "ubiquitous computing" in very different ways at very different costs. The chapters are: (1) "Introduction: The Ubiquitous Computing Movement" (David G. Brown); (2) "Dartmouth College" (Malcolm Brown); (3) "The University of Hong Kong's Notebook Computer Program: A Glass Half-Filled" (Craig Blurton, Anita Chi-Kwan Lee, and Winston Kwan-Wan Ng); (4) "Interactive Learning and Mobile Computing at Rensselaer" (Sharon Roy); (5) "Case Study: The University of Strathclyde in Glasgow" (Helyn Thornbury, Derek G. Law, and Brian Henderson); (6) "University of Minnesota, Crookston" (Donald Sargeant and Andrew Svec); (7) "The Acadia Advantage" (Jennifer Bolt); (8) "Drexel University" (Janice Biros); (10) "SUNY Morrisville Unplugged" (Jean L. Boland, Raymond Cross, Jessica A. DeCerce, and Anne Englot); (11) "Ubiquitous Computing at Drew University" (Alan Candiotti); (12) "The Virtuoso Program at L'Ecole des Haute Etudes Commerciales de Montreal" (Paul Mireault); (13) "A Faculty Perspective on Ubiquitous Computing: Clayton College & State University" (Donna Wood McCarty and Elliott W. McElroy); (14) "Ubiquitous Computing at Seton Hall University" (Stephen G. Landry); and (15) "Assessment of the Impact of Ubiquitous Computing" (Ross Griffith and Heather Stewart). (Contains 57 references.) (SLD)
Descriptors: Access to Computers, Colleges, Computer Software, Computer Uses in Education, Higher Education, Institutional Characteristics
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