Becoming a Digital Nomad

Transforming Education Through Mobile Devices

Authored by: Sharon Stoerger

Handbook of Mobile Learning

Print publication date:  April  2013
Online publication date:  June  2013

Print ISBN: 9780415503693
eBook ISBN: 9780203118764
Adobe ISBN: 9781136311536


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Mobile technologies are evolving at an extraordinary rate. Along with these changes come new ways of thinking about how to do things. A smartphone, for example, can be used for activities beyond making telephone calls. These devices can be used to connect to the Internet, take pictures, and record videos, as well as send and receive information. With a mobile device, learning can become ubiquitous. Students with a mobile device have the ability to access information at their fingertips, which enables them to learn while standing in line at the store, taking a break at work, or waiting for the bus. The educational opportunities are endless.

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