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

ID: 30134 Type: Virtual Brief Paper
  1. Robin Kay and Sharon Lauricella, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Canada

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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