Conclusions & Sources for Further Research

Posted on July 23, 2011

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Undoubtedly, mobile learning and mobile devices in education are here to stay. Students at the college/university level are already embracing mobile technology in their daily lives, and it is now up to faculty and administrators in higher education to take full advantage of all that it has to offer them as well. One of the more obvious ways of doing this would be to integrate mobile learning technologies into professional development for educators. This is important primarily because many educators, especially at the college/university level may not be familiar with or comfortable working with new mobile technologies in the classroom. However, once introduced to the myriad of educational opportunities mobile devices offer both teachers and students, most will surely be enthusiastic about embracing ‘mobile teaching’.

How mobile devices/technologies help teachers connect to students:

How mobile devices can help teachers “set the tone” in their classes:

Other Sources:

ACU Solutions for the 21st Century University 

Envisioning the 21st Century Campus

Convergence and 21st Century Education 

GoKnow Mobile Learning Site

Listing of Apps and Tools for Mobile Learning

List of Top 50 Mobile Learning Resources

Learning2Go: Largest Collaborative Mobile Learning Project for Students in the UK

Blog on Cell Phones in Learning/Education

A 21st Century Education Website (Partnership between Pearson and the New Learning Institute)

Mobile Learning/Blog Organization from the UK

Marc Prensky, Author & Mobile Learning Consultant (Article Collection)

HandLeR Project Website (from the Univ. of Birmingham -UK)

From e-Learning to m-Learning (Ericsson –EU Program)

Notre Dame launches e-Reader study, creates first paperless course

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