Devel Digest, Vol 109, Issue 9

Tony Anderson tony_anderson at
Fri Apr 10 13:24:32 EDT 2015

I only wish use of laptops was long enough for any of this to matter. At 
the deployments I know about,
access to laptops is less that three hours per week.


On 04/10/2015 06:00 PM, devel-request at wrote:
> Message: 1
> Date: Fri, 10 Apr 2015 14:01:04 +1000
> From: James Cameron<quozl at>
> To:devel at
> Subject: Ergonomics of children's use of devices
> Message-ID:<20150410040104.GA20658 at>
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> For interest,
> "When computers were introduced into classrooms, little was known how
> they should be placed and how their use would affect students’
> posture. It turns out computer use is often better for bodies than the
> use of traditional pen and paper, as students don’t slump and hunch
> over their desks. But too often students don’t move for long periods
> and this creates risk. Leon Straker has produced guidelines for
> computer use in classrooms. He is keen that good practice for posture
> and regular movement be adopted early in life as habits remain long
> after school."
> Evidence based guidelines for wise e-game use by Professor Leon
> Straker, School of Physiotherapy and Exercise Science, Curtin
> University:
> -- James Cameron

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