Share Paper: There’s an App for That! The Role of Mobile Learning in Education.

  1. Mike Searson, Kean University, United States
  2. Lisa Dawley, Boise State University, United States
  3. Westley Field, MLC School, Australia
  4. Carl Owens, Tennessee Tech University, United States
  5. Chris Penny, West Chester University, United States
Wednesday, March 9 2:45 PM-3:45 PM Hermitage C

Abstract: Contemporary mobile learning devices, supported by small programs called Apps, and usually enabled by access to dual wireless environments (3G/4G and Wi-Fi) allow for powerful and authentic “anywhere/anytime” learning. Panelists will share their expertise with mobile devices as learning tools, addressing the following topics: an overview of mobile learning, presentation of various categories of Apps to support learning, present and future educational opportunities. The panel will conclude with a Q&A.