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ERIC Number: EJ806042
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Sep
Pages: 4
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1492-3831
Portable Applications in Mobile Education. Technical Evaluation Report 57
Baggaley, Jon
International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning, v7 n2 p1-4 Sep 2006
Portable software applications can be carried on a convenient storage medium such as a USB drive, and offer numerous benefits to mobile teachers and learner. The article illustrates the growing field of "portable apps" in reviews of seven contrasting products. These represent the major categories of document editing, email maintenance, Internet browsing, instant messaging, file transfer, multimedia presentation, and anti-virus protection. Emphasis is placed on ways to use "portable apps" to overcome the common problems of Internet usage during travel.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Canada