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Mobile Perspectives: On Teaching Mobile Literacy

Mobile Perspectives: On Teaching Mobile Literacy

"The future our students will inherit is one that will be mediated and stitched together by the mobile web, and I think that ethically, we are called on as teachers to teach them how to use these technologies effectively." The author suggests a "few literacies that we ought to be striving to teach our students>"  These include: 1. Understanding Information Access. 2. Understanding Hyperconnectivity. 3. Understanding the New Sense of Space. The author concludes, "For me, the key piece is recognizing that the mobile computing power in our pockets radically changes not merely our classrooms but, more important, the spaces that students inhabit and the conversations they have outside of our teaching. I want to teach students to take ownership of this type of change so that they can shape the... Show More
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