European Journal of Social Sciences

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The rapid growth of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) has enabled the creation of mobile technology that can be used to enhance the instructional process. One of the recent mobile devices introduced in classroom instruction is the laptop.

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European Journal of Social Sciences Volume 7, Number 1 (2008)104Laptop Use and its Antecedents Among Educators: A Review of the Literature Priscilla Moses Faculty of Educational Studies, Universiti Putra Malaysia Selangor, Malaysia Mas Nida Md. Khambari Faculty of Educational Studies, Universiti Putra Malaysia Selangor, Malaysia Wong Su Luan Faculty of Educational Studies, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Selangor, Malaysia E-mail: wsuluan@gmail.com Abstract The rapid growth of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) has enabled the creation of mobile technology that can be used to enhance the instructional process. One of the recent mobile devices introduced in classroom instruction is the laptop. Indeed, schools around the globe are using laptops for educational purposes with increasing frequency. Based on a review of the literature, this paper explores how educators use the laptop. It then explores the antecedents of laptop use among the educators. 1. Background The last two decades have witnessed a global spread of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) into the education system (Albirini, 2006). In the global perspective, ICT is recognized as a tool to boost the teaching-learning process. According to Shelly, Cashman, Gunter, and Gunter (2004), the use of technologies in the classroom can motivate the learners, encourage them to be problem solvers, and also create new ways to explore information. Technologies that offer inter

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