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February 25th, 2011
Mobile learning: Not just laptops any more
New advances in mobile technology could help schools realize the promise of true anytime, anywhere learning
Not all that long ago, the term “mobile learning” implied laptop computers and mobile carts that were wheeled from classroom to classroom. Now, as a growing number of students carry smart phones, tablets, and other mobile devices that can connect to the internet wirelessly through a cellular as well as a Wi-Fi connection, the definition of “mobile learning” is expanding—and with it, the possibilities inherent in the term....