Mobile and Digital: Perspectives on Teaching and Learning in a Networked World
AbstractWhat constitutes mobile learning? Can mobile technologies change the way we learn? How might course designers and instructors take advantage of these technologies? In this chapter, the author discusses the evolving field of mobile learning—its definitions, perspectives, strategies for teaching and learning—and provides suggestions for adapting instruction to meet the needs of mobile learners. Mobile learning is a complex and evolving field, requiring our attention and diligence in creating engaging and authentic instruction. Being mobile and digital is becoming more and more ubiquitous, yet how much do we really know about and integrate these tools and strategies in our teaching?