ERIC Number: ED484993
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Oct
Reference Count: 18
Experience of Using Laptop in Higher Education Institutions: Effects with and of Ubiquitous Computing under Natural Conditions
Ni, Xiaopeng; Branch, Robert Maribe
Association for Educational Communications and Technology, 27th, Chicago, IL, Oct 19-23, 2004
This study provides an in-depth description of adult learners' perceptions and experiences using laptop computers in higher education institutions. The study also examines the influence on human beings' cognitive activity by using laptops. The results are organized into seven themes and four classifications: usage, benefits, limitations, and cognitive impacts.
Descriptors: Computers, Higher Education, Computer Uses in Education, Graduate Students, Nontraditional Students, Computer Attitudes, Telecommunications, Student Attitudes
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Publication Type: Reports - Research; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: Higher Education
Authoring Institution: Association for Educational Communications and Technology, Washington, DC.