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Should Colleges and Universities Require Students to Own their Own Computers?

Thursday, January 1, 1998


In this Viewpoint article, Kathryn F. Gates, discusses the benefits and issues of student computer requirements. Benefits highlighted include enhanced learning, increased interaction between faculty and students, and management issues. Issues raised include support requirements, ownership questions, and laptop vs. desktop issues. A list of World Wide Web resources on student computing requirements is also provided.

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