Franklin, Teresa
October 2011
Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology;Oct2011, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p261
Academic Journal
Mobile technologies are interfacing with all aspects of our lives including Web 2.0 tools and applications, immersive virtual world environments, and online environments to present educational opportunities for 24/7 learning at the learner's discretion. Mobile devices are allowing educators to build new community learning ecosystems for and by today's students using smart phones, iPads, tablets, and iPod devices to stay connected. The use of simulations and virtual environments to build learning spaces that provide connections to students globally and how these 21st Century digital interfaces will challenge our educational institutions to create a more rigorous, immersive, and differentiated learning environments will be explored in an attempt to answer the question: Mobile learning, are we at the Tipping Point?


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