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The utilization of a mobile computing environment in undergraduate education

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1 Author(s)
Jacobs, H.R. ; Coll. of Eng., Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO

The use of computers is ubiquitous in today's business communities, and is becoming so in education. However, this increased use has led to more problems for financially strapped educational institutions through the ever increasing demand for space and the continuous obsolescence of equipment. It is obviously time to think of student ownership as a means to meet demands for computer use, as casts of individual machines are falling below charges passed on by educational institutions. The paper presents a proposal for student ownership of laptop computers and networking through wireless communication as the environment of choice

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Frontiers in Education Conference, 1996. FIE '96. 26th Annual Conference., Proceedings of  (Volume:2 )

Date of Conference:

6-9 Nov 1996