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Speaking under gum trees with palmtops

Larry Nelson
1998 Australasian Journal of Educational Technology  
</p><p>Using Visual Basic, I was able to produce prototype lessons in three languages, with each lesson fitting onto a single 1.44MB floppy diskette.  ...  </p><p>I bought an MC-400 as part of a research project looking into the use of computers in vocabulary building, and accepted delivery of the unit, learning how to program its structured BASIC language  ...  I bought an Acorn Pocket Book II early in 1996, as part of my continuing interest in exploring the use of computer technology in vocabulary development.  ... 
doi:10.14742/ajet.1897 fatcat:n2nykftww5gkzg75oa6m2n3nmi

The use of palmtop computers for learning: a review of the literature

Carol Savill-Smith
2005 British Journal of Educational Technology  
One study using palmtop computers in relation to students' graphing skills is notable because it reports the benefits that students rated as important when using portable technology (Hennessy 2000) .  ...  Palmtops and literacy skills A number of projects on handheld technology in the UK have investigated the development of literacy skills.  ...  The following are the academic journals and internet sites searched which focus on the use of IT and ICT.  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1467-8535.2005.00473.x fatcat:lstdro667fbpdgkvys7l7s6pvm

The potential of portable technologies for supporting graphing investigations

Sara Hennessy
1999 British Journal of Educational Technology  
We also discuss the related trend towards investigative learning in mathematics, the use of 'real world' activities, issues concerning collaborative use of portable computers and research on relevant gender  ...  The review concludes that portable graphing technologies present an important opportunity to help students develop understanding and skills in the traditionally difficult curriculum area of graphing.  ...  offer inspiring examples of projects using portables throughout for a variety of different kinds of activities. 11 Palmtop technology 12 Further (anecdotal) evidence that a paradigm shift is beginning  ... 
doi:10.1111/1467-8535.00090 fatcat:34f5ho73hvenlaa74gsgn5quue

Second Language Learning in the Technology-mediated Environments

Zhonghao Zhou
2018 Asian Education Studies  
Technology-enhanced learning promotes active and ubiquitous learning, location-based learning, and the generation of learning communities.  ...  Digital technologies are transforming formal educational practices that extend across space and time, blurring the traditional boundaries of learning in school and out of school.  ...  In this case, any portable and palmtop devices such as portable media player devices, tablets, and mobile phones contribute to mobile learning.  ... 
doi:10.20849/aes.v3i1.307 fatcat:tzdgosfxxfewpkgokpo4xbhlaq

A review of research methodologies used in studies on mobile handheld devices in K-12 and higher education settings

Wing Sum Cheung, Khe Foon Hew
2009 Australasian Journal of Educational Technology  
This review was guided by the following four questions: (a) How are mobile handheld devices such as PDAs, palmtops, and mobile phones used by students and teachers?  ...  In this paper, we undertook a review of empirical based articles to summarise the current research regarding the use of mobile handheld devices (personal digital assistants/PDAs, palmtops, and mobile phones  ...  Hennessy (2000) Explore the use of palmtop technology in analysing, graphing, and interpreting numerical data Mixed- method research (qualitative and one- group pretest- posttest design  ... 
doi:10.14742/ajet.1148 fatcat:fclwsimdr5fk7nyq7qbbsazbke

The Use of Mobile Technology in Learning English Language

Mohammad Mahdi Mobinizad
2018 Theory and Practice in Language Studies  
apps are being developed, made and posted on AppStore™ or GooglePlay™ that can be accessed via the language learners and even English language teachers as well as other educational authorities to be used  ...  The mobile phone is present everywhere nowadays and the advent of this technology is transforming the way we communicate and interact with other people as it is considered an integral part of anyone's  ...  Mobile learning can be defined as "any educational provision where the sole or dominant technologies are handheld or palmtop devices" (Traxler, 2005) .  ... 
doi:10.17507/tpls.0811.10 fatcat:6wqir6zne5h4ldtdrwsykqweqq

Mobile technologies: prospects for their use in learning in informal science settings

Eileen Scanlon, Ann C. Jones, Jenny Waycott
2005 Journal of Interactive Media in Education  
Recent developments in mobile technologies have offered the potential to support learners studying a variety of subjects.  ...  activity theory in helping us to consider the complexity of the learning settings.  ...  This approach can be applied to investigating settings involving the use of technology to mediate science learning.  ... 
doi:10.5334/2005-25 fatcat:qiahsvp7hrcazj4kuav5brt7je

A pedagogical framework for mobile learning: Categorizing educational applications of mobile technologies into four types

Yeonjeong Park
2011 International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning  
As a result, this paper can be used by instructional designers of open and distance learning to learn about the concepts of mobile learning and how mobile technologies can be incorporated into their teaching  ...  Instructional designers and educators recognize the potential of mobile technologies as a learning tool for students and have incorporated them into the distance learning environment.  ...  Typical examples of the devices used for mobile learning include cell phones, smartphones, palmtops, and handheld computers; tablet PCs, laptops, and personal media players can also fall within this scope  ... 
doi:10.19173/irrodl.v12i2.791 fatcat:7lxonfdyubdqva65cfkjte7cqa

Optimizing the interaction of children with information and communication technologies

L Straker, C Pollock
2005 Ergonomics  
The change in children's use of technology also poses opportunities and threats for ergonomics that we should note if our profession is to continue being relevant and useful into this century.  ...  This paper outlines the major changes in the lives of children in industrially advanced countries associated with the increased interaction with information and communication technologies.  ...  at Curtin University (Courtenay Harris, Marina Wise, Geoffrey Kaye, Dr Kevin Murray, Sue Trinidad ), our current and past research students and our two children Luke (7) and Guy (5) who have given us  ... 
doi:10.1080/00140130400029233 pmid:16040523 fatcat:ubbvg4b64zcyjgkdtn7q3r35g4

Posture variation among office workers when using different information and communication technologies at work and away from work

Marina Ciccarelli, Leon Straker, Svend Erik Mathiassen, Clare Pollock
2014 Ergonomics  
Office workers perform tasks using different information and communication technologies (ICT) involving various postures.  ...  Combining tasks based on different technologies could increase postural variation in and outside the job for office workers.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors thank Paul Davey for writing the LabVIEW™ software program used in data processing, and James Lyra for assistance with observations.  ... 
doi:10.1080/00140139.2014.945493 pmid:25116058 fatcat:qxwyuikj4rfnldaejmkmmygqki

Smartphones and their role in the modern classroom

Tamilla Mammadova
2018 Revue internationale des technologies en pédagogie universitaire  
The purpose of this paper is to examine the extent to which present-day classes can benefit from the use of smartphones and mobile applications.  ...  Mobile and wireless technologies have reached such a high level of sophistication that, today, they can be more easily incorporated into teaching and learning processes.  ...  Today, m-learning can be defined as "any educational provision where the sole or dominant technologies are handheld or palmtop devices" (Park, nam, & cha, 2012, p. 592) . although the notion of m-learning  ... 
doi:10.18162/ritpu-2018-v15n2-01 fatcat:7txfjbfzcnecvfrl5m7p5lfmue

Students' experiences with PDAs for reading course materials

J. Waycott, A. Kukulska-Hulme
2003 Personal and Ubiquitous Computing  
Similarly, portable computing technologies could be valuable for supporting open and distance education.  ...  Responses to closed questions were graphed and percentages were used to identify the spread of responses.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00779-002-0211-x fatcat:iippfg2lofgzzi6qppwx64ug7e

Page 755 of Psychological Abstracts Vol. 88, Issue 2 [page]

2001 Psychological Abstracts  
(U Cambridge, School of Education, Cam- bridge, England) Graphing investigations using portable (palmtop) technology. Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 2000(Sep), Vol 16(3), 243-258.  ...  Results show that motivation and confidence in using technology increased and learning gains were observed concerning averages and graph interpretation.  ... 

Information Delivery Systems:An Exploration of Web Pull and Push Technologies

Julie E. Kendall, Kenneth E. Kendall
1999 Communications of the Association for Information Systems  
We also examine the role of the evolutionary agents in push technologies. Throughout the paper, we provide examples of current pull and push technologies in each of the categories for pull and push.  ...  For pull technologies we explain "surfing the Web", search engines, spiders and bots, personal agents, and finally evolutionary agents.  ...  Kendall We will first define and explain four different types of pull technologies and then investigate four different kinds of push technologies.  ... 
doi:10.17705/1cais.00114 fatcat:7yowb5blrrafnbm67xu74qyfrm

A walk on the WILD side: How wireless handhelds may change computer-supported collaborative learning

Jeremy Roschelle, Roy Pea
2002 International Journal of Cognition and Technology  
Yet future classrooms are likely to be organized around Wireless Internet Learning Devices (WILD) that resemble graphing calculators, Palm, or Pocket-PC handhelds, connected by short-range wireless networking  ...  Moreover, while there will be many interesting uses of intelligent modeling in the data mining1 act-becomes-artifact sense, the low power of palmtops makes embedded intelligent model tracing unlikely.  ...  And although a portable keyboard makes writing easier, Palm OS devices are not good for reading or writing large amounts of text.  ... 
doi:10.1075/ijct.1.1.09ros fatcat:iavxi7klljgqjcjx54b5ttlqcq
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