Tip #535: M-Learning Doesn’t Appeal to Me

On September 15, 2014, Posted by , In learning, By ,,,,, , With Comments Off on Tip #535: M-Learning Doesn’t Appeal to Me

“Technology is fine. . ., but that popular vision of the future, where you plug somebody in and leave them there and they don’t get out and interact with actual flesh-and-blood humans — you know the answer before I say it — that’s not good.” Dennis Miller

I was recently introduced to the concept of m-learning, which stands for mobile learning. Wikipedia defines it as “learning across multiple contexts, through social and content interactions, using personal electronic devices.”

M-learning is touted as being convenient and accessible, as well as being collaborative.

I use my smart phone to look up information all the time. Yes, it is very convenient. If knowledge is knowing where to find the information, my smart phone … Read the rest