Are bring your own device (BYOD) policies a high-tech classroom distraction, or are they key to broadening access and creating personalized blended-learning experiences for students?
Early reports indicate some of both. The implications of schools allowing smartphones and iPads on campus differ significantly depending on whether schools use the devices to create technology-rich traditional classrooms or to extend access to transformative blended-learning models to far more students.
Conclusion: Mobile technology can help deliver the vision of students learning at their own pace and at any time. But intentional strategy is the key to channel the technology toward the wished-for results.
Full Text: Mobile Matters for Blended Learning — THE Journal.