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 Computers and the internet will be an integrate part of our life  Current studies show that students are surrounded by technology and media 6.5 hours.

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2  Computers and the internet will be an integrate part of our life  Current studies show that students are surrounded by technology and media 6.5 hours a day

3  Learning through mobile device: palms, mp3 payers and cell phones  Other characteristics include the use of devices that: › Citizens are use to carry with them everywhere › They are friendly and personal devices › Cheap and easy to use › And they use it in all walks of life and in a variety of different settings and environments  Difference between distance education and m-learning › require face to face interaction with professor › enhance the learning of students within institutional boundaries

4  Future mobile devices will have multiple screens: social network, homework, tv, and internet  With such technology and information at students finger tip, educations will revolve around teaching critical thinking and concepts rather than memorizations.

5  Depends heavily on portable device  Has lot of features › , calendar, photos, music and internet  Most important feature is its simple and intuitive touch screen technology and interface  As mobile technology advances, we’ll see more use of it in the education system

6  Library at South Huntington, NY › Circulated iPods with audio books for students to check out.  U.S military use a similar iPod product › Train, educate and aid soldiers

7  Provides portable and flexible supplemental learning  Less book materials to carry  Small and convenient device for transportation  Increase learning motivation for digital native students  Traxler (2010) › M-learning enhances, extends and enriches the learning activity

8  Distraction of devices  Easily lost, stolen or damaged  No consistence screen size

9  Digital Native generation is surrounded by technology and media every day  Educators should utilized popular medium to help supplement and encourage learning

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