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Mobile Learning Environments

Mobile Learning Environments

Learning happens anywhere someone has questions and the means to explore answers. As ubiquitous access to information continues to shift toward personal mobile devices, more and more of the learning that takes place may be happening outside of the classroom and in the context of a backyard conversation, a walk through campus, or a Taquería in New Mexico. It may just be that the discussion of learning environments and mobile media grants educators an opportunity to learn from the situated, contextual, just-in-time, participatory, and personalized learning that takes place as soon as class ends. Creativity in curricular design might minimize the gap between mobile media and FM radio communication characteristics so that educational environments blend into the rest of a student's life and... Show More
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