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Reading with New Tools: An Evaluation of Personal Digital Assistants as Tools for Reading Course Materials
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Association for Learning Technology Journal Volume 10, Number 2, ISSN 0968-7769

Abstract

Discussion of using Personal Digital Assistants (PDAs) to read electronic text focuses on a study that evaluated the use of PDAs for reading course materials in an Open University (United Kingdom) master's course. Considers activity theory and how the PDA changed reading, including portability, screen display, navigation difficulties, and note-taking. (Author/LRW)

Citation

Waycott, J. (2002). Reading with New Tools: An Evaluation of Personal Digital Assistants as Tools for Reading Course Materials. Association for Learning Technology Journal, 10(2), 38-50. Retrieved September 29, 2020 from .

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