ERIC Number: EJ792111
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Reference Count: 21
In and Beyond the Classroom: Making Informal Learning Truly Ubiquitous with Highly Mobile Devices
Educational Technology, v47 n3 p37-40 May-Jun 2007
In a world that is increasingly mobile and connected, the nature of information resources is changing, and wireless mobile technologies provide access to a wide range of resources and tools, anywhere and anytime. Consequently, learning is shifting increasingly from formal to informal environments. This article provides some thoughts about this shift, the role of highly mobile technology, and how it may be able to bridge the gap between informal and formal learning.
Descriptors: Informal Education, Telecommunications, Technology Uses in Education, Nontraditional Education, Educational Innovation, Instructional Innovation, Educational Technology
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Publication Type: Information Analyses; Reports - Descriptive
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