Attack of the Apps: Helping facilitate online learning with mobile devices
As an educational developer I am constantly searching for new ways to help aid academic staff in the development of teaching and learning. As technology advances, teachers and instructional designers are seeking new and innovative ways to help enable communication to students, especially those learning fully online. By using plugins and resources within learning management systems (LMS), we can help support students to engage with materials online. But how can we use mobile devices—in this case iPads and their applications—to help facilitate online learning? And the bigger question, will the students like it?