Enhancing learning with laptops in the classroom / Linda B. Nilson, Barbara E. Weaver, editors.
Contributor(s): Nilson, Linda Burzotta | Weaver, Barbara E.Material type: TextSeries: New directions for teaching and learning: no.101Publisher: San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass, c2005Description: 98 p. : ill., charts ; 23 cm.ISBN: 0787980498; 9780787980498.Subject(s): Computer-assisted instruction -- United States | Laptop computers | Computers -- Study and teaching | Educational technology -- United States | Computer literacy -- Study and teaching | College teaching -- United States | Education, HigherAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Enhancing learning with laptops in the classroom.DDC classification: 371.334 Also issued online.
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Laptops in class : what are they good for? What can you do with them? / Barbara E. Weaver, Linda B. Nilson -- Laptops in psychology : conducting flexible in-class research and writing laboratories / Benjamin R. Stephens -- Appreciating music : an active approach / Andrew R. Levin, Roy P. Pargas, with Joshua Austin -- Teaching statistics by taking advantage of the laptop's ubiquity / Paul Hyden -- Laptops in computer science : creating the "learning studio" / Roy P. Pargas, Kenneth A. Weaver -- Teaching with laptops for the first time : lessons from a social science classroom / Ellen Granberg, James Witte -- Incorporating laptop technologies into an animal sciences curriculum / Glenn Birrenkott, Jean A. Bertrand, Brian Bolt -- Using laptops in engineering courses for real-time data collection and analysis / Matthew W. Ohland, Elizabeth A. Stephan -- Laptops in the humanities : classroom walls come tumbling down / Barbara E. Weaver -- Concluding comments : laptop learning communities / David G. Brown.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Also issued online.
"This volume of New Directions for Teaching and Learning is the first major publication on teaching with laptops in the classroom. Its primary purpose is to show that university instructors make pedagogically productive and novel use of laptops in the classroom. As the chapters illustrate, laptops indeed offer rich new opportunities to make classes more student-active, thereby enhancing student engagement and learning. Moreover, these benefits can accrue without compromising the quality of student-instructor interaction or increasing the student workload." "This volume also has timely secondary purpose: to advise institutional leaders on how to make a laptop mandate successful at their university. Some of the more creative and effective laptop faculty are showcased in this volume. They address not only positive outcomes for student attitudes and learning but also the challenges, glitches, and extra energy required in teaching with laptops."--BOOK JACKET.