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Mobile on My Mind

Mobile learning is the topic for the next 20 by 20: An OIT Pecha Kucha Event. Wireless access and a plethora of devices, including tablets and smart phones, provide many opportunities to access information on-the-go and on-demand. That is no small convenience. But beyond that, how might mobile computing enhance teaching and learning?

An exciting development in mobile learning is Purdue University's DoubleTake, an authenticated mobile video system that allows professors and students to shoot, share and critique video using a smart phone or computer. An article in today's Chronicle explains how DoubleTake is being used in some classes at Purdue.

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