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The Educational Potential of Mobile Computing in the Field
EDUCAUSE Quarterly Magazine
  • Meg Stewart, University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus
  • Jeffrey J Clark, Lawrence University
  • Jeremy W Donald, Trinity University
  • Keri Van Camp, Vassar College
Document Type
Article
Publication Date
1-1-2011
Abstract
The 2011 Horizon Report places mobile devices as a top technology to watch for in the coming year.2 Our article focuses on mobile computing with a tablet PC, drawing from over five years of experience teaching with tablets in outdoor, field-based classes. We discuss three classes — Environmental Science, Ecology, and Biology — in which we tap the “educational potential of our backyards.”
Citation Information
Stewart, M., Clark, J., Donald, J. and Keri VanCamp. “The Educational Potential of Mobile Computing in the Field.” EDUCAUSE Quarterly Magazine, vol. 34 (1), 2011