Do mobile devices in the classroom really improve learning outcomes?

Johnatan56

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Very useful while studying ICT :whistling:
In school we had smartboards, it made presenting a lot better.
 

Johnatan56

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We have smart boards and the lecturers don't know how to use them. They bring their own projectors.

Ours knew how to use them. Just log in with your account on the PC and the smartboard duplicated the screen and acted as a touch board/projector.
In uni we have them as well, but they are not set up, so only act as projectors.
The last year I was there, they were also getting iPads for the student body.
 

KleinBoontjie

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To answer the question from the artcile heading (not the same as the question heading of this thread): No, but it is a good aid
 

LPCPT

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Google classroom is used very successfully in the US. And they use chromebooks, cheap and no maintenance. ICrap is way too expensive and RESTRICTIVE.
 

BigAl-sa

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To reply to the heading, there is no way they are going to make your kids smarter - that is inherent in the brain. It may make it easier to find info.

As a lecturer though, nothing on this earth pi$$ed me off in the class while I was doing my job more than the bggrs playing with their phones.
 
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