Title

Transforming schooling with 1:1 mobile computer support.

Document Type

Conference Proceeding

Publisher

Asia-Pacific Society for Computers in Education

Faculty

Faculty of Education and Arts

School

School of Education / Centre for Schooling and Learning Technologies

RAS ID

12807

Comments

This article was originally published as: Newhouse, C. P. (2011). Transforming schooling with 1:1 mobile computer support. Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Computers in Education. (pp. 401-405). Chiang Mai, Thailand. Asia-Pacific Society for Computers in Education. Original article available here

Abstract

This paper discusses a range of issues around 1:1 student to computing devices programs in schools and reports on the critical factors that will contribute to the success of this approach. The researcher was privileged to evaluate one of the early adopter laptop programs and then follow-up by evaluating the first program in a Western Australian government school. Research has found that while the 1:1 model does tend to better realise the potential of the technology doing so in real school settings is not a trivial matter and those responsible need to consider, and plan for, a range of factors.

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