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Research: Even the Mere Presence of a Smartphone Makes You Dumber

A joint research project at several universities found that the "persistent presence" of smartphones comes at a "cognitive cost." Researchers in the schools of management at the University of Texas at Austin and the University of California, San Diego as well as the Department of Social and Decision Sciences at Carnegie Mellon ran two experiments to attempt to measure how well people finish tasks when their smartphones are nearby — even if the phones aren't in use.
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Interesting research-Just having your smartphone near you, EVEN if you are NOT using it, distracted students..and added to their "cognitive load"

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How to Get Started with Mobile Learning Infographic

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How to Get Started with Mobile Learning Infographic
Just like with any new project, a mobile learning implementation program needs a thorough assessment of the current training situation and the tools being used to deliver training.
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5 Tips To Develop Mobile Learning Assessments

5 Tips To Develop Mobile Learning Assessments | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
How To Develop Mobile Learning Assessments
Mobile learning can take place anywhere, anytime, thanks to mobile devices.
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Good tips for creating learning materials for all types of devices..

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sila's curator insight, August 6, 2015 5:09 AM

tips i need to know when assessing my learners using mobile. NB!!!!

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7 Tips For Creating Tablet-Friendly eLearning Courses

7 Tips For Creating Tablet-Friendly eLearning Courses | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
How To Create Tablet-Friendly eLearning Courses
According to research conducted by Usablenet [1], over 82 million people in the United States now own a tablet, and 12% of them use their tablets to search online.
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What's the Future for Mobile Devices in the Classroom? [#Infographic]

What's the Future for Mobile Devices in the Classroom? [#Infographic] | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
By D. Frank SmithMobile devices are more prevalent in K–12 classrooms than ever.
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Students, parents and teachers want to use mobile devices in the classroom-but teachers worry about fair access for all of their students...

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Learning in a Multi-Device World Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

Learning in a Multi-Device World Infographic - e-Learning Infographics | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
The Learning in a Multi-device World Infographic explores the multi-device world and explains how you can get started with multi-device learning.
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Wow, I knew lots of students were using mobile devices, but this info was an eye-opener..we use so many devices every day!

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Elizar S. Caraecle's curator insight, April 13, 2015 11:35 AM

A great Infographic to understand eLearning in different devices.