Tag: Mobile Devices

  • Ball State student takes photo using cell phone

    What Role Should Smartphones Play in Education? 

    Examine data from students about smartphone usage and consider how this affects the place of smartphones inside and outside the physical classroom space. In a previous post, I advocated for taking a “mobile-first” approach to course design, offering 10 teaching practices that benefit students accessing your course from mobile devices. In this post, I want […]

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  • Toward Mobile-First Teaching Practices

    Explore how the web design practice of “Mobile First” can be applied to course design to create mobile-friendly courses. Before we start, a quick warning. I’m going to assume that you value creating a good learning environment for all your students. Your students are using smartphones all the time, and that includes interacting with your […]

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