Mobile computing has already unleashed new levels of productivity throughout the corporate world. It can do the same for higher education. By using notebook PCs, students and faculty can work in ways never before possible. At the same time, a university's information technology department can lower the total cost of ownership (TCO) for its infrastructure.
The following article [PDF, 1.0MB] documents the benefits of mobile computing at universities around the world. Among the notable points made in the article:
- Students with notebooks have access to information wherever and whenever they want it. As a result, these students excel in higher education.
- Faculty members that embrace mobile computing discover new ways of teaching and collaborating that enhance the classroom experience and improve efficiency.
- Universities realize a tremendous return on investment (ROI) when they see the total benefit of notebook ownership rise as the total cost of ownership falls.
The Mobile Intel® Pentium® 4 Processor M gives teachers and students unprecedented mobile processing power for everything from e-learning to multimedia presentations. Features like extended battery life with Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® technology and Intel® QuickStart technology mean a fuller mobile experience with fewer interruptions.
Please read the entire article [PDF, 1.0MB], "Improving Higher Education Through Mobile Technology."