Re: [IATEFLComputer Sig] Re: What would you prefer??Your opinion will make a difference.
- Hi Peter
Interesting to hear from someone who has actual experience of a portable
computer lab, and that users respond positively...
CALL Coordinator, St Clare's, Oxford, UK
on 23/8/04 6:18 am, Peter Williams at hdep65@... wrote:
> To back up Geoff's comments, the solution which we
> favoured in the British Council in Kuala Lumpur was
> for no computer room and for three sets of ten
> wireless laptops in trolleys which were wheeled
> around the building. This makes for the most felxible
> solution and in the private sector means that the
> space which is reclaimed by not having a language lab
> can be turned into another revenue generating
> Problems of security meant that the wireless lan only
> accepts connections from our own wireless laptops but
> it is easy to foresee a time when student owned
> laptops can also hook onto the network.
> I would say that, on the whole, the system has worked
> very smoothly with few technical problems and far
> greater usage of ICTs by teachers with their students.