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Is Permitting Student Use of Laptops in Class a Good Idea? 'It Depends' - A Variety of Approaches is Best


Lynn McLain


University of Baltimore - School of Law

February 17, 2009

University of Baltimore School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper

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This brief paper describes this writer's observations regarding the use of laptop PC's by law students in her classes. This professor decided to set some conditions on the use and non-use of laptops to test the waters, and to see if some conclusions could be drawn as to whether students' use of this technology helps or hinders the learning process. This paper describes what was learned.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 5

Keywords: Legal Education, Students, Laptop Computers, Laptop PC's, Note-Taking, Learning Process, Classroom Etiquette, Use Of Technology, Teaching Practice, Teaching Style, Law Schools

JEL Classification: K19, K39, I21, I29

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Date posted: July 9, 2010 ; Last revised: December 14, 2012

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McLain, Lynn, Is Permitting Student Use of Laptops in Class a Good Idea? 'It Depends' - A Variety of Approaches is Best (February 17, 2009). University of Baltimore School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1636793 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1636793

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Lynn McLain (Contact Author)
University of Baltimore - School of Law ( email )
1420 N. Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21218
United States
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