ERIC Number: EJ792102
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Reference Count: 16
Highly Mobile Devices, Pedagogical Possibilities, and How Teaching Needs to Be Reconceptualized to Realize Them
Swan, Karen; Kratcoski, Annette; van't Hooft, Mark
Educational Technology, v47 n3 p10-12 May-Jun 2007
Highly mobile devices are not just little computers or calculators. They have unique affordances and constraints that matter in teaching and learning. In addition, kids not only like portable digital technologies but use them as integral parts of their lives. If schools do not reconsider what they teach and how and where they teach it, students will continue to feel a disconnect between school and the world.
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Student Attitudes, Educational Technology, Computers, Computer Uses in Education, Instructional Innovation, Elementary Secondary Education, Instructional Materials, Educational Environment, Educational Principles, Educational Philosophy, Educational Change
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
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