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2008 One to One computing: What does it bring to schools?

Date: 2008
Author: Jing Lei & Yong Zhao

Summary:This study examined 1:1 laptop use by students during the first year of implementation in a middle and upper SES Midwestern middle school. Findings from surveys and interviews from teachers, parents, and students discuss results on use of laptops in school and home, usage rates, and specific uses of laptops. In addition, GPA comparison data and technology proficiency was measured to determine impact of one to one laptop use. Results are positive. Limitations and concerns are discussed in the context of the study.

Source Article: Journal of Educational Computing Research. V39(2) 97-122, 2008.