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Mobile social media as a catalyst for pedagogical change

T Cochrane

Innovation & Business Skills Australia (IBSA) | Published : 2014

Abstract

Thomas Cochrane is an academic advisor and senior lecturer in educational technology. His research interests are mobile learning, web 2.0 and communities of practice. He has implemented over 40 mobile learning projects with a recent focus on smartphones and tablets to enable student generated content and learning contexts. Thomas’s presentation showcased how mobile device technologies (such as smartphones and iPads) along with a teacher development framework can transform learning. His message is that Teachers can’t ignore the use of mobile learning when apparently 96% of people on earth have a mobile phone, a compelling reason. It’s the way we live and work, so it also needs to be part ..

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