Journal of Educational Change

, Volume 17, Issue 2, pp 191–222 | Cite as

An international literature review of 1:1 computing in schools

Article

Abstract

This paper is based on a systematic literature review relevant to classroom integration of computer technologies in schools. The purpose of this review is to gain an accumulated view of uses, impacts and implementations of 1:1 computing initiatives for school children. Unlike previous reviews this study is not limited to certain countries or certain technologies. It includes any devices used in 1:1 computing (not just the PC), and schools worldwide. The paper investigates the themes being researched regarding 1:1 use in schools as well as exhibits some which are not yet being researched but should be important to investigate. The study finds mixed results including positive, negative and no-effects. The findings of this review are expected to be useful both for academics as well as policy makers for gaining insights for further research and successful educational policy reforms.

Keywords

One-to-one computing Cooperative/collaborative learning Classroom technology integration Teaching/learning strategies 

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  1. 1.Informatics Department, Centre for empirical research on information systems (CERIS)Örebro University School of BusinessÖrebroSweden

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