The NGLC-funded Mobile-Enhanced Inquiry-Based Learning project is a cooperative effort between faculty members at multiple institutions of higher learning aimed at determining how to effectively incorporate mobile devices into the curriculum.
Sir Bob Geldof—an Irish singer, songwriter, author, occasional actor, and political activist—noted during the Consortium for School Networking's recent K-12 Technology Leadership Conference that the world's economy is changing, thanks largely to mobile technology.
The first paper, Turning On Mobile Learning in Europe: Illustrative Initiatives and Policy Implications, describes a range of mobile learning programs in the European Union and explores how these programs address educational needs in the region. It also surveys national and local policies related to mobile learning and analyzes their impact.
The use of multimedia in the classroom is a great way of getting students engaged. One of the biggest challenges we all face today is how to hold students attention for a longer time. It seems like multitasking has taken every bit of attention from our students. No wonder, the visual stimulus they are exposed to is huge : Tv, video gaming, social networking, texting, emailing,are but the emerging tip of the iceber and unless we seriously address this phenomenon it will definitely grow out of control.
One of the basic aims of education in general is to teach us how to be a life long researcher, how to discover new fountains of knowledge and illuminate our lives. Knowledge itself is based on research and every discipline be it philosophy, science, technology, art or humanities, they all have one common pillar which is research.
After you have learnt in the first part about key notions of social networking, how it evolved, reasons why school should embrace them, their benefits on both teachers and students, you will now be able to have access to a set of the most useful social networking websites where you can meet up with other educators from all around the world and always stay in the picture of the latest news in the educational sphere..
A survey pulling together 560 non-governmental organization (NGO) workers that was designed to demonstrate how NGOs are using wireless technology to help reach various social, civil, economic, and political goals.