Open Access Graduate Research Paper
Computer-assisted instruction; Pocket computers;
The handheld computer has become a viable tool for education. It costs less, weighs less, and takes less space in the classroom than a desktop computer. This review of literature shows the merits of using handheld computers in the classroom. In order to appreciate the handheld computers, one needs to research the history of computers and how the handheld computer is being used in the corporate world, as well as by educators. By researching handheld computers past use and current trends, it should be possible to evaluate their impact in the classroom.
Year of Submission
Master of Arts
Department of Curriculum and Instruction
Sharon E. Smaldino
1 PDF file (iv, 20 pages)
c2003 Joseph Nichols
Nichols, Joseph, "The need for handheld computers in the classroom" (2003). Graduate Research Papers. 1275.