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Laptop Computers

Scope Note: 
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.
Category: Equipment
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Use this term instead of
Notebook Computers
Related Terms
Access to Computers
Computer Assisted Instruction
Computer Literacy
Computer Use
Computer Uses in Education
Distance Education
Educational Technology
Handheld Devices
Technological Advancement
Technology Integration
Added to ERIC: 7/8/2008