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Friday, June 7 • 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Mobile Warming: A New Approach To Student Engagement -T9

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It¹s no surprise that the students sitting in the back row with their cell phone in hand, probably aren¹t following along. We can¹t be certain if they are taking notes, texting that cute girl in the next row, or contemplating their next Facebook status. Regardless of their intent, these students carry with them the technology and social connections necessary to engage each other in meaningful discussion. This presentation will explore the development of new mobile applications designed to take advantage of the mobile and social technologies students are already using. A growing interest in connection and conversation creates new opportunities to engage students both in and out of the classroom - not by creating new destinations, but by taking the conversation to where they already live.


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Kyle Bowen

Director of Informatics, Purdue University
Kyle Bowen is director of informatics at Purdue University, where he leads a technology group focused on creating innovative tools for teaching and learning. Kyle recently co-founded Skyepack, a new technology startup that provides mobile platforms for delivering interactive learning. A relentless pursuer of technologies that hack the classroom, Kyle is also a regular speaker on educational technology - publishing his presentation art at... Read More →


Friday June 7, 2013 2:00pm - 2:50pm
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  • Session Code T9

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