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John Traxler: The Future of Mobile Learning

When it comes to digital learning teachers no longer have control over what device their students are learning with. They bring their own device, their smartphone and their tablet computer. And this is a nothing but a revolution in higher education, says John Traxler of Wolverhampton University, one of the pioneers of mobile learning. So how do teachers… Read More »

2020 Vision: Outlook for online learning in 2014 and way beyond | Tony Bates

by Tony Bates Taking the long view Doug Saunders in the Globe and Mail on  January 4 wrote an interesting piece on prediction, entitled: “Gadgets alone don’t make the future.” Having shown how amazingly accurate technologists in 1961 were in predicting what technologies would roll out in the future, he also showed how poorly they predicted how these… Read More »

Checklist: Are You Ready for iPads In Your School?

By Sam Gliksman The following is the third of a series of excerpts from Gliksman’s book iPad in Education for Dummies . It seems that every school is considering purchasing iPads these days, and Apple has reported that iPad sales to schools are currently outselling MacBook sales by a […] Determining Whether You’re Ready There’s no point in… Read More »