Source: Journal of Digital Learning in Teacher Education, Volume 30, Issue 1, 2013, p. 30-40
From smart-phones to tablet computers, people use mobile technologies to navigate personal, social, and career responsibilities.
Educators recognize the instructional potential of mobiles and are seeking ways to effectively utilize these technologies in support of learning. Research is beginning to surface to aid this endeavor.
This article contributes to the literature by summarizing emerging evidence and offering case-based suggestions for effectively integrating mobiles in classrooms.
The authors conclude with implications for teacher education programs and next steps.