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Handheld Devices

Scope Note: 
Portable digital computing devices, small enough to be held in a person's hand. Examples include personal digital assistants (PDAs), handheld computers, portable media players, personal navigation devices, digital cameras, handheld game consoles, graphing calculators, and some cellular phones. (For laptop and notebook computers, see the Descriptor, "Laptop Computers")
Category: Information/Communications Systems
Broader Terms
Electronic Equipment
Narrower Terms
N/A
Use this term instead of
Cell Phones
Handhelds
iPods
Mobile Devices
Mobile Phones
MP3 Players
Personal Digital Assistants (PDAs)
Smartphones
Related Terms
Audience Response Systems
Computer Assisted Instruction
Computer Games
Computer Mediated Communication
Computer Use
Computer Uses in Education
Data Collection
Distance Education
Educational Technology
Electronic Learning
Electronic Mail
Instructional Materials
Internet
Laptop Computers
Technology Integration
Telecommunications
Usability
Added to ERIC: 7/8/2008