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Feb 24th, 2011
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
Governor's Ballroom Salon A
Central Time
Last year's ECAR Study of Undergraduate Students and Technology found 98% computer ownership among undergraduates, with 88% of that being laptops. Given near ubiquity of student computer ownership and faced with increasing economic and environmental challenges, is the computer lab obsolete? Did the "mobile revolution" kill it? This presentation will discuss the current state of the computer lab as an effective learning environment and how changes in availability of mobile technology to students are driving changes in the lab. We'll look at where the computer lab is headed and how IT service organizations can adapt to changing needs of students.


@dwsever, did Randy answer your question in that last couple of slides? If not I'll be glad to ask. -shannon #wswrc11_sess29

#wswrc11_SESS29 Do you find students utilizing the lab to fulfill online requirements for any blended or Internet courses?

#wswrc11_SESS29 Do you have 24 hour access in your labs?

#WSWRC11_SESS29 #1

#WSWRC11_SESS29 #1 no change

#3 more or less enough #WSWRC11_SESS29

#WSWRC11_SESS29 Do you have specialty labs, i.e., computer graphics, c.s., etc. or are all your labs general in scope?


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