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Summary of learning

As I mention below, it’s somewhat challenging to effectively sum up the ideas we have discussed in this class. In addition to all the important readings, I have to thank my classmates for the wonderful ideas they contributed to the … Continue reading

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Augmented reality: wow

Of all the technologies we have examined throughout this course, augmented reality (AR) has to be the one that has impressed me the most. There are some really cool examples of how it’s being utilized. Below, you’ll see how BMW … Continue reading

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Cloud computing as bridge

OK, maybe I subconsciously am obsessed with bridges right now, I have no idea, but I thought the idea of m-learning as a bridge is helpful in discussing the value of cloud computing. Cloud computing, basically, means that data of … Continue reading

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M-learning as a bridge

In reading the four chapters from “Mobile Learning” edited by Mohammed Ally, I was struck with a concept that, while I’m sure is not totally original, is new to me: the idea of m-learning as a bridge. In the varied … Continue reading

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Teachers and M-learning: Needed changes in teacher preparation, training, and support

A plethora of research has been presented in the last few years which describes the great potential of mobile learning (m-learning), the use of mobile devices in academic instruction. While there are- and should be- debates as to the degree … Continue reading

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OLPC/ mLearning articles

I enjoyed the readings this week which focused on the promise of mLearning, especially for developing nations. Resnick’s article succinctly but effectively made the argument that e-learning in general should not focus on knowledge distribution but more so on knowledge … Continue reading

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“Disrupting Class” chapter 9: spoken like a businessman

Having completed Christensen’s book “Disrupting Class”, I wanted to ruminate on it for a moment. I found the final chapter to be representative of the whole book: the author identifies some important issues in education but proposes solutions that ignore … Continue reading

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