Sugata Mitra’s TED talk, Build a School in the Cloud, on developing a learning lab in the cloud encourages students to use technology as a tool to teach one other. An educational researcher well before his time, Mitra experimented with the use of computers to facilitate learning in rural India in the 90s. His longitudinal study revealed some key ways in which technology can enhance learning.
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3 Key Takeaways on Mobile.
- Be sure your website is mobile-optimized
- Create content that is easy to consume and respond to via mobile devices (shorter responses are better)
- If your audience is business-oriented or located in the Asia/Pacific region, make sure to develop a mobile strategy
The article where these are listed as key takeaways has some interesting statistics about social media and user behavior. You can read the full article here:
5 Social Media Tips for Finding and Engaging Your Target Audience
If you’re attending the NAFSA annual conference in Vancouver next week make sure to add the following technology related sessions to your schedule: