Handheld devices and table pc within education

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  • http://oldcomputers.net/apple-newton.html
  • Importance of early age introduction to computerd
  • But as the price dropped and I progressed on to seconday school we had over 250 computers and laptops in 3 different computer suites and again when I left the year after me provide each 6th year student with a net book for research
  • Played a very important roll in the deveoplment of hand held devices . Pushed the boundries and brought new standards
  • http://venturebeat.com/2012/01/21/apple-textbook-public-private-schools/http://www.cesi.ie/digiteach-ipodtouchenniscorthy
  • Tests pilots seem sucess
  • http://sitemaker.umich.edu/lem.smith/effectiveness_of_computers_in_education
  • http://www.cesi.ie/conference-2012
  • Handheld devices and table pc within education

    1. 1. Presented by: Mel Larkin
    2. 2. Blast from the Past Sinclair ZX80 - Atari Portfolio - 1989 1980 Weight: 17.5 oz / 505gWeight: 12 ounces CPU: Intel 80C88 @ 4.92MHzCPU: Zilog Z80A @ 3.25MHz RAM: 128K, 128K+640K maxRAM: 1K, 64K max Display: 40 X 8 textDisplay: 22 X 32 text 260 X 64 pixels Expansion: Memory card slot Connected to TV 60-pin expansion busPorts: Memory, cassette Storage: Internal RAM diskPeripherals: Sinclair thermal printer RAM cards, 640K maxOS: ROM BASIC OS: Built-in DIP DOS http://oldcomputers.net
    3. 3. http://www.cartoonstock.com
    4. 4. The Humble 90’s PC & Floppy Disk ! http://media.photobucket.com
    5. 5. Change in ComputerSize within Education since 2000 Apple.com Dell.com
    6. 6. Apple Inc. ©
    7. 7. Its not easy at the Top . . Apple.com
    8. 8. Educational Apps http://www.smartappsforkids.com/
    9. 9. Irish Independent.com
    10. 10. educational-software.com
    11. 11. http://www.asustablet.com
    12. 12. Pros http://imgur.com
    13. 13. Cons
    14. 14. Leading The Way . .OLPC - One Laptop CESI- Computers in Per Child Education Society IrelandMass produce laptops Highlight uses of Computers in EducationOne laptop per child Merging Teaching and TechnologyLearning begins Raise awareness of new Technologies
    15. 15. http://tinyurl.com/7orv2op
    16. 16. XO-3 Tablet Design http://tinyurl.com/7orv2op
    17. 17. Final ProjectGet in contact with and join The CESI and TheOLPC .Publicise my Presentation using social networkssuch as Google +, Twitter and LinkedIn.Get in Contact with the people involved in thepilot “iPod touch in the classroom” initiative.
    18. 18. http://sadhillnews.com
    19. 19. Finally . . . Any Questions? Thanks for your Attention

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