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Exploring the Benefits and Challenges of Using Laptops in Higher Education Classrooms PROCEEDINGS

, , University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Canada

Global Learn, in Penang, Malaysia ISBN 978-1-880094-79-2 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE)


Because of decreased prices, increased convenience, and wireless access, an increasing number of college and university students are using laptop computers in their classrooms. This recent trend has forced instructors to address the educational consequences of using these mobile devices. The purpose of the current study was to analyze and assess the benefits and challenges associated with classroom use of laptop computers in higher education.


Kay, R. & Lauricella, S. (2010). Exploring the Benefits and Challenges of Using Laptops in Higher Education Classrooms. In Z. Abas, I. Jung & J. Luca (Eds.), Proceedings of Global Learn Asia Pacific 2010--Global Conference on Learning and Technology (pp. 4140-4144). Penang, Malaysia: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved November 13, 2018 from .


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