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Title: Learning anywhere, anytime through a laptop: a pilot study in a secondary school.
Authors: Moura, Adelina
Carvalho, Ana Amélia Amorim
Keywords: Laptop
Learning anywhere
Anytime
Mobility
Portability
Issue Date: 2007
Citation: Moura, A., & Carvalho, A. (2007). Learning anywhere, anytime through a laptop: a pilot study in a secondary school. In IADIS International Conference Mobile Learning mLearning 2007. Lisboa, Portugal, 184-188.
Abstract: The reduction in the cost of laptops has increased their use and they have become a real tool in the teaching and learning process, making possible the development of true life-long learning abilities in young people. The young people of today have grown up with advanced technologies and spend a large part of their time using them. This fact allowed us to carry out a pilot study with laptops connected to the Internet, one-to-one, with students of Professional School. This study took place in the third term of 2005/2006, and data collection was by questionnaires, interview and log book. The results show a positive impact of the laptops in relation to motivation, group work, research and the communicative interaction. However, some pupils said that the laptop is a tool which will provide a high level of disturbanc
Description: Comunicação em IADIS International Conference Mobile Learning mLearning 2007
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/11328/464
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