Lightweight portable computers small enough to fit on a person's lap and able to operate on power from rechargeable batteries. The compact design generally incorporates a flat screen monitor, keyboard, processor, and mouse into a single unit. Prior to 2008, the Descriptor "Computers" may have been used to index this concept.
Use this term instead ofNotebook Computers
Related TermsAccess to Computers
Computer Assisted Instruction
Computer Uses in Education
Added to ERIC: 7/8/2008