Micah Shippee, PhD

Instructional Design & Development #edtech #GAFE

mobile learners: 21st Century Tourists #edtech #mLearning

Author Daniel Boorstin (The Discoverers) wrote of the rise of “a mobile community of transient spectators” called “tourists.” As an educator, researcher, and learner I can’t help but think of this through the lens of mLearning, that is, use of mobile devices by learners to gather, interpret, and engage in ever changing and growing content. Our community of learners leverage transient technology within transient content. 21st century learners are the new tourists…

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