New Study Shows How Mobile Learning Has Gone Mainstream

March 28, 2011 § Leave a comment

Teacher Corey Waugaman works with his second-grade students Thursday at Stocks Elementary in Tarboro using educational applications on ipod touches that were provided through an Enhancing Education Through Technology (EETT) grant.

Photo courtesy of Ben Goff

John Hollon from TLNT.com provides some interesting commentary on the use of mobile technology in the classroom.

You knew it was coming. It was only a matter of time before mobile devices like cell phones, smart phones, PDAs, iPads and the like invaded every corner of our lives.

Yes, it’s a fast-moving world, and the faster it gets the more mobile devices become a “must have” tool for staying plugged in and informed.

That’s why it’s not a huge surprise that a new research study by Bersin & Associates now says that  ”mobile learning finally has gone mainstream, driven by consumers in both the developed and developing worlds, and by mobile-technology oriented industries including high-tech, business services, and health care.”

For more information, read the article here

       

 

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