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

Virtual Brief Paper ID: 30134
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    Robin Kay
    University of Ontario Institute of Technology
  2. Sharon Lauricella
    University of Ontario Institute of Technology

Abstract: 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.


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