Use of PDA's in Education
Personal Digital Assistants such as Palm Pilots, Pocket PC's, and Treos can help your students extend their learning far beyond the classroom walls.
Here are some resources about integrating PDA's into instruction. This list is not comprehensive and will probably change as I find new resources, so check back often!
Why you need a PDA: http://palmtops.about.com/cs/pdafacts/a/Why_You_need.htm
Educause's Handheld Constituent Group: http://www.educause.edu/HandheldandMobileComputingConstituentGroup/7098
List of Educational Instutions and how they are using PDA's: http://www.its.uiowa.edu/cs/sp/pda/universities.html
Education in the Palm of your Hand: HTML conversion of a PowerPoint presentation I presented in September 2001 introducing ways PDA's are being used in education. I provide some links at the end as well.
Hi-Ce (the Center for Highly Interactive Computing at the University of Michigan) has developed a significant amount of educational software especially for the Palm operating system. Their website, containing news and software, is located here: http://hi-ce.org/.
RainbowTech's links to Palm resources: http://www.rainbowtech.org/Palm/index.html
East Carolina University's Handsprings to Learning Program (a partnership with Handspring): http://www.pdaed.com/features/ecu.xml
PDAEd.com: A site devoted to educational uses of PDA's, and relevant research.
Palm's Education Quick Guides: http://www.palm.com/us/business/solutions/education_quick_guides.html#ProfessionalStudies
The Palm Pilot Idea Bank from the PEP Grants: http://www.palmgrants.sri.com/ideabank.html