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Device readiness of tablet computer for classroom use


Mohd Shabli, Ahmad Hanis and Yaacob, Noorulsadiqin Azbiya (2012) Device readiness of tablet computer for classroom use. In: Knowledge Management International Conference (KMICe) 2012, 4 – 6 July 2012, Johor Bahru, Malaysia.

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Abstract

Tablet computer is an intriguing piece of device in today’s portable computing technology.It has many potential usages as work machine, educational tool or as entertainment gizmo.One of the potential usages of tablet computer is in education where it has the potential to replace textbook and provide essential tools for learning.It opens up new and exciting methods of delivering knowledge to the student.Although tablet computer is a powerful hardware supported by thousands of applications and games, the implementation readiness of the device is crucial when considering for reliable use of tablet computers in classroom environment.Thus, this paper attempts to discuss issues related to tablet computer implementation readiness for classroom use in term of hardware, cost, software, digital content, infrastructure and security. The potential issues highlighted might hinder the potential of tablet computer to be successfully implemented in classroom environment

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: ISBN: 9789832078661 Organized by: UUM College of Art & Sciences, Universiti Utara Malaysia
Uncontrolled Keywords: Tablet computer, classroom technology, education.
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
T Technology > T Technology (General)
Divisions: College of Arts and Sciences
Depositing User: Dr. Noorulsadiqin Azbiya Yaacob
Date Deposited: 04 May 2014 10:28
Last Modified: 25 May 2015 02:54
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/10923

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