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ERIC Number: EJ889748
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Mar-18
Pages: 3
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1557-5411
Digital Remix
Roach, Ronald
Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, v27 n3 p10-12 Mar 2010
There's no doubt laptop programs remain important to many institutions, particularly to those that consider social equity an important value in their technology programs. Now, the transition to mobile computing, which puts smaller and often more versatile portable devices in the marketplace, has inspired college and university administrators to consider the potential for adopting these devices as campuswide tools. Smartphones, digital tablet PCs or smartpads, personal digital assistants (PDAs) and electronic reader devices constitute the newest wave of digital technology sweeping college and university campuses. These devices can be connected to the Internet and allow students and school staff to perform sophisticated tasks, such as research and reviewing study notes. This article discusses how campuses have taken the plunge in adopting mobile computing gadgets as campuswide instructional and communication tools.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Maryland; North Carolina; Ohio; Texas