Monday, January 24, 2011

Mobile Learning in College?

Going Mobile
If you're connected to the dialogue around educational technology, you've undoubtedly heard the buzz about the possibilities and challenges of integrating mobile devices into our students' college experiences.  Some colleges are excited and ready to experiment.  Others are reluctant and still grappling with the implications of the internet on college learning.

An article shared this week in the Chronicle of Higher Ed, paints a portrait of college students who are waiting patiently for their professors and campus services to go mobile.

This month I shared a blog post on that examines the saturation of mobile devices around the globe and highlights some of the current projects and opportunities in this area.  Please click here to read the blog post.

Let's Talk!
In an effort to bring this conversation forward, I've created a VoiceThread for professors, deans, provosts, IT directors, support staff and students.  Do you have a mobile teaching idea to share? Is your campus working on a mobile project?  Do you have concerns about the significant shift to mobile internet access that is upon us? Please join in and leave a comment.

How to leave a comment in the VoiceThread:
Please click on the image above to play my introductory comment.  Then, to leave a comment in the VoiceThread:
  • Click on "Sign in or Register
  • If you are new to VoiceThread, register for a free account using your e-mail address and name.
  • If you have an existing account, sign in by entering your e-mail address and password.
  • Click on the “Comment” button.
  • To leave a voice comment with your computer’s microphone:
    • Click on “Record.” 
Want to share this VoiceThread?  Copy this link:

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