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PERSONAL DIGITAL ASSISTANTS IN THE CLASSROOM: AN EXPERIENCE
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, , , , , Catholic Univ., Chile

EdMedia + Innovate Learning, in Norfolk, VA USA ISBN 978-1-880094-42-6 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Waynesville, NC

Abstract

Shown to be aseptic or "slow" in the adoption of new technologies. Personal Digital Assistant are low cost technology that permit individual use. Learning can be produced in a natural context (not in a computer room) using a specific language, video-game in our case, that allows both the children and the teachers to use the technology in an easier and more direct way. An experience with 263 children was carried out in Chile were it was shown through qualitative and quantitative results the success of the experience. The paper finishes addressing how wireless communication can be used in this environment to obtain social interaction and collaborative learning.

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Rodríguez, P., Nussbaum, M., Zurita, G., Rosas, R. & Lagos, F. (2001). PERSONAL DIGITAL ASSISTANTS IN THE CLASSROOM: AN EXPERIENCE. In C. Montgomerie & J. Viteli (Eds.), Proceedings of ED-MEDIA 2001--World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications (pp. 1567-1572). Norfolk, VA USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved October 18, 2019 from .

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