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  1. 1. Abilene Christian University 2009-10 Mobile-Learning Report
  2. 2. A s we look back on the second full year explorations of mobility apart from those at many other of ACU’s mobile-learning initiative, institutions. Many in higher education are eager to see how the words of a French proverb seem the always-on, always-connected world offered by mobile particularly appropriate: “the more technologies will transform higher education, but few have things change, the more they stay been able to implement the kind of broad-based investigations the same.” This past year, we’ve seen ACU has carried out over the past two years. As you will incredible change and innovation see in the following pages, our faculty, staff and students in our classes and our academic community, yet our core are engaging in work and research that seeks to understand values remain unchanged. Everything described in the teaching and learning in a fundamentally different way – one following pages is part of our essential mission to educate that is more responsive, more relational, more personalized students for Christian service and leadership throughout and more integrative. We’ve learned that mobility can help the world, a commitment we hope will never change. further our overall work to build a vibrant community But as we consider how best to accomplish our that integrates scholarship, social connectedness and central goal, it’s important not only to look to the past spirituality – that blends the mind, heart and soul. Perhaps – the traditions of solid teaching, innovative research, this is why so many institutions throughout the world now and productive partnerships with our students that have look to ACU’s leadership, a humbling role that also challenges characterized ACU’s 104-year history – but also to the us to new levels of exploration and discovery. future. In Spring 2007, when we first began considering The past year has been incredibly rich. Our research the elements that would grow into the ACU Connected shows ongoing excitement about and improvement in the mobile-learning initiative, we realized that we needed to ways professors and students are using mobility to connect take bold steps to keep pace with the new set of challenges to and learn from one another. New tools, including facing our students. When they leave our campus, many course blogs, are driving engagement and changing the will enter careers that didn’t exist, using technologies not dynamics of our courses to make them more interactive and yet imagined while they were here with us. How shall we productive, and a new group of professors is pushing the equip them not only to survive in such a world, but also to boundaries to discover how mobility can benefit students. provide it with service and leadership? How can we help This has led many to recognize ACU for its leadership with a them acquire the skills, strategies and resources they will host of new honors, culminating in a $1.87 million gift from need to master a world defined by change? AT&T to expand our explorations of mobility. Over the past two years, we’ve discovered that But all this creative energy and focus around serving mobile learning can get us well on our way. And it is our students, the academic community and our world isn’tOur Promise the comprehensiveness of our focus – shared by faculty, really new for those of us at ACU. After all, the more things ACU is a vibrant, innovative, Christ-centered technologists and administrators at ACU – that sets our change, the more they stay the same. n community that engages students in authentic spiritual and intellectual growth, equipping them to make a real difference in the world. 3
  3. 3. Student Experiences “ My experience with mobile learning t Students report increased engagement in classes “ regularly using mobile devices to facilitate learning. Asked about how mobility has encouraged me to brainstorm even People from several influenced their learning, students reported more new and exciting ways ACU could improvements in attention, involvement, different departments implement the iPhone in the classroom “ interest, active learning, contact with professors and the overall class experience. worked on The Optimist and throughout campus. I think ACU’s We would use our iPhones to app for the iPad. It was focus on mobile learning has made it a “ really interesting to see the give-and-take participate in surveys, with Mobile learning has improved my leading competitor in the race for students giving their opinions between the designers, the IT guys and ACU experience, because it is easier cutting-edge technology among to questions about the material the rest of the team. We can now do stuff to communicate with professors or universities, and has made students taught that day. We accessed the that I thought was only possible in Harry other students than if I didn’t have a and faculty change and stretch their question-and-answer choices on Potter. You can scroll through everything, Web-enabled phone. I can check my traditional views of classroom learning.” our phones, and when we chose go from one page to another looking email on the fly, rather than waiting our answers, the results were like you’re on a newspaper. You’re able until I can get to a computer. Christina Peterson to hold it, so it doesn’t feel like a Web immediately displayed in a If a professor says something bar graph on the big screen in the auditorium.acu.edu /connected Sophomore Major: Accounting/Finance site. Seeing the app now, the finished I don’t happen to know about, It was engaging and intriguing to see the different answers and to see Appleton, Wisconsin product, is incredible.” I can Google it and keep up with the how advanced technology has integrated its way into the classroom.” lecture. It definitely comes in handy.” Lawson Soward Jacob Canada Junior Major: Electronic Media Chelsey Brumbaugh Sophomore Junior Colleyville, Texas Major: Speech Pathology Major: Information Technology Lewisville, Texas Clyde, Texas “ Mobile learning is allowing students to have more engaging experiences in the classroom. When a teacher comments about something you want to know “ ACU has done a great job with the mobile-learning initiative. It is showing that technology can be implemented greatly in education and, later, in students’ careers. It sets ACU apart to embrace new technology and be on the cutting edge of learning how to use new tools. We have just seen the tip of the iceberg with more about, you can pull out your iPhone and search for additional information. mobile learning at ACU; there are many more possibilities and ways it can be It encourages students to learn more.” implemented. I hope to see more of that in the future.” Mark Foster (’10) Randy Beaird Major: Information Technology Abilene, Texas Senior Major: Information Technology/Bible Abilene, Texas4 5
  4. 4. Student Experiences 2010-11 Optimist editor Linda Bailey inherits a Optimist content – including stories, photos and t newspaper published twice a week for four media: print, Web, mobile and iPad, including stories, videos – onto the new platform. photography and video. Designers such as Brian Havins (’10), art and design major from Wichita Falls, Texas, tackled the job of making the iPad Optimist integrate visually with A fitting project the print, online and iPhone-friendly versions. Staffers Creating an iPad-friendly edition was began thinking about how the iPad version would a logical step for The Optimist staff. The 99-year-old present the news. All those pieces began to fit together newspaper has a history of pushing new technologies as the deadline for submitting the app neared. and is available in print, online and via iPhone and “It became really apparent that this was going iPod touch. be a newspaper like I had always hoped a newspaper A Devoting resources to the project also made could be,” said Lawson Soward, senior electronic s a group of ACU journalism, art and sense for a university that has modeled innovation media major from Colleyville, Texas. design, and information technology and embraced technology with its mobile-learning students sat around a conference table at initiative – a strategic plan that includes outfitting a lakeside resort, Dr. Kenneth Pybus (’89) held up every student with an iPhone or iPod touch and a painted block of wood. This is no ordinary piece encouraging faculty to use mobile devices inacu.edu /connected “ of plywood, explained the assistant professor of their classrooms. journalism and mass communication and faculty What perhaps wasn’t as logical was the We all got to experience a very advisor for The Optimist. was infused with eager anticipation yet tempered commitment to create an application for a device It’s an Apple iPad. by reality. The task was not an easy one, the time that few outside Apple had seen. real-world project, complete The students laughed. frame was short, and the students gathered around “I’ve never had to take on a project where it was with meetings, deadlines and And so began a sprint to create in 60 days a the table knew it. this unknown,” said Colter Hettich (’10), 2009-10 11th-hour panic situations.” newspaper app for a device few had seen outside Is this even possible? Yes, they decided. editor of The Optimist. “It was like someone asked Apple’s inner sanctum. “We just started throwing out ideas and talking you to build a car. And they told you you’re going – Rich Tanner The block of wood had been crafted on a jigsaw about the possibilities,” said senior Linda Bailey, to have a tool box, but they didn’t tell you what in Pybus’ garage to match the dimensions of the journalism major from Borger, Texas, and next year’s tools are going to be in it.” device. The mockup became an important tool editor of The Optimist. “By the time the retreat was – and an icon – for 16 students and faculty members over, we had a pretty focused list of what we’d like Assembling the pieces who committed to publish the first university the app to do.” The team began breaking the task into pieces There’s an app for that newspaper on the new mobile platform. “People were excited,” Williamson recalled. of a development puzzle that involved translating The collaboration resulted in a top-notch app Armed with four mockups, a sketchy framework “There was some urgency because we didn’t have for The Optimist. But more than that, it provided a of what the iPad might do and a determination a lot of time.” iTeam unique learning opportunity difficult to replicate in to remain on the leading edge of technological And the reality: “We were flying by the seat of our the classroom. innovation, group members planned their strategy. pants,” said Rich Tanner (’10), information technology “We all got to experience a very real-world The group included representatives from the major from Abilene and lead programmer for the project, complete with meetings, deadlines and Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, project. “There was very little documentation available 11th-hour panic situations,” said Tanner, a Department of Art and Design, and School of from Apple, and they seemed to be still working out non-traditional student whose fourth child was Information Technology and Computing. a lot of the details about the iPad themselves.” born during the mad scramble to build the app. Kelsi Williamson, junior photojournalism major After the retreat, biweekly planning sessions “That process made the whole project more Innovative ACU students collaborate to help from Albuquerque, N.M., recalled the moment the began with students steering the project, while faculty rewarding than another typical classroom project The Optimist make university newspaper history mockups were revealed. members advised. that nobody but the professor will ever see.” n “We thought it was really, really funny,” she said. “For the duration of the project, we were very By Robin Saylor “But the mockups were so helpful in figuring out how much out on the cutting edge,” Tanner said. 2010 graduate Colter Hettich (center) helped lead t Adapted from ACU Today Magazine, Spring-Summer 2010 the iPad was going to work.” Sixty-eight days after the iPad’s unveiling, The Optimist staff in thinking about a new medium The group’s first meeting, a brainstorming retreat The Optimist app appeared in the Apple store and for its award-winning university newspaper.6 at Possum Kingdom Lake northeast of Abilene, team members celebrated their success. 7
  5. 5. “Faculty Experiences The initiative has become a catalyst that forces everyone to rethink learning. We’ve started to consider the learner: how are they going to grow? How are they going to benefit? It’s a great opportunity to strip things down to the basics and rebuild them in a new way. When I see students adopting technology, not just in the classroom but in their everyday lives, I know it’s working. You can’t stuff a classroom into a little device. Because you can’t do traditional things, you are forced, actually, to do things “ I really like the way podcasts have been able to open up class time. I’m no longer having to explain things my students should get from “ I ask some hard, controversial questions that are really polarizing. And when we use t that are innovative. It forces the rethinking of learning. And that’s a good thing.” Carroll encourages her students to bring content into the Dr. Dwayne Harapnuik classroom with their devices, and also sends them out of Director of Faculty Enrichment at their reading. I’m actually able to polls and NANOtools, they let the classroom to capture content and bring it back in. When students participate in gathering or creating class ACU’s Adams Center for Teaching and Learning, and Associate Professor of Education deal with big concepts. It’s been people answer honestly and content, she said, it helps them to be more engaged. extra helpful for my non-traditional anonymously: I don’t have “ students and my international students answering the way they thinkacu.edu /connected students. I’ve noticed a big difference I want them to answer. I don’t ask people In my discipline, one of the things we try in their grasp of the material. to raise their hands, but it brings t Baldridge used polling tools in his to do is really de-center the classroom, to Podcasts have really given them about conversation.” introductory courses this year to not make it so teacher-centered, but more “ initiate discussion about difficult issues a chance to learn on their own.” in the field of social work. He also had student-centered. Mobile learning can really I use mobile learning students use their mobile devices to help that. It can put that emphasis on the Dr. Stephen Baldridge record impressions of church services and other community events, looking student, but it also puts the responsibility in every single Dr. Kristina Campos Assistant Professor of Social Work at them through a social work lens and sharing their opinions with for learning back onto the student.” class period for my Assistant Professor of Communication ACU classmates. freshmen. It gives a voice to every Dr. Laura Carroll student, and yet Assistant Professor of English also allows for anonymity. Many students who would be too shy or too quiet to speak up “ A course blog has been a great tool. It gives students an opportunity to reflect and share what they’ve learned in class, from behind a protective wall of technology. And it’s been really interesting to see them process information, and to see how they’re thinking about and applying what we talk about in class. They start in class now have a chance to put in their two cents’ worth, and then to see where they fit within the class. Our discussions took a different tone after we started using sharing on the blog, not just the content and how they see it, but their lives and the devices. More people participated, and their stories. I think it makes what we’re doing more real to them.” people who had really different perspectives felt freer in participating in the dialogue and discussions.” McConnell used a blog this year to give students a chance Dr. Billie McConnell t to share their insights about course material. He focused on “‘aha!’ moments,” when students made connections Assistant Professor of Teacher Education Dr. Curt Niccum between the course curriculum and other areas of their lives. He plans to continue using course blogs to foster discussion and highlight student epiphanies. Assistant Professor of Bible 9
  6. 6. University pilots 2009-10 ACU Mobile-Learning FellowsFaculty Experiences new statistics app • Dr. Brad Crisp, Assistant Professor of Information Systems and Management Sciences, “Utilitarian Versus Hedonic Uses of Mobile Devices in Higher Education: All Work and A No Play Makes …” s more and more professors adopt mobile technology in their classes, new apps are proliferating to meet different class needs. This year, ACU partnered with GetYa Learn On, an • Dr. Jaime Goff, Assistant Professor of Marriage and Family Therapy, “The Effects of Mobile Learning in Marriage and Family Therapy Graduate Education on Student Engagement and Course Evaluations” ACU faculty extend research Austin-based software development company, to pilot an app called Statistics in a psychology class. “My students found the app very • Dr. Mark Phillips, Assistant Professor of Management Sciences, “Reconfiguring an Entry-Level Majors’ Course Utilizing Mobile-Learning Tools on a Regular (Daily) Basis” in mobile learning By Dr. Scott Perkins Professor of Psychology and Director of Research f helpful in allowing them to conceptualize • Cynthia Powell, Instructor of Chemistry, “Using Podcasts on Mobile Devices to Support quickly,” said Jessica Nguyen, instructor Increased Student Independence in Inquiry-Based Chemistry Labs” rom the beginning of its mobile-learning The real story of mobile-learning research on of psychology, who piloted the app in her initiative, ACU has investigated how using mobile our campus is not told by the number of studies we’ve class. “It served as a good, quick reference • Dr. Jennifer Shewmaker, Associate Professor of Psychology, “Monitoring the Behavioral devices might create a new, collaborative model for conducted, however, nor by the perceptions of faculty tool as a supplement to their textbook. and Academic Progress of At-Risk Elementary Students on a Mobile Device Platform” higher education. For two years, we’ve been innovating and students. What began in 2007 with an interest I will definitely use apps in the future. I find they not • Dr. Autumn Sutherlin, Associate Professor of Biochemistry, “The Use of Clickers and in classes, equipping our campus and challenging our meeting where half of our faculty submitted formal only help with learning and conceptualization, but also Electronic Flashcards on the iPhone/iPod touch in a Chemistry Classroom” faculty and students to imagine the future together. proposals to see what might be possible with mobileacu.edu /connected help increase the appeal of the topic being taught. You And throughout it all, we’ve been busy gathering data learning is now bearing fruit in a new campus culture. can bring a tired subject, like stats, into ‘now’ by making about how these efforts are changing our campus. This past year, with devices in the hands of nearly all it accessible on the newest and hottest technology.” Following the seven research projects conducted faculty, the majority reported spending significant The Statistics app features lessons, simulations, calculators, quizzes, flashcards, graphic organizers, 2010-11 ACU Mobile-Learning Fellows during our first year, researchers this year completed an additional 10 studies, and the results show an time learning about their devices, downloading and trying apps, and considering how mobility might a glossary and a list of formulas and symbols. interesting pattern of similarities and differences. be leveraged to prepare students for the workplace Its versatility makes it a useful tool in various class • Dr. Brian Burton, Assistant Professor of Information Technology; Dr. Susan Lewis, Assistant We continue to find that most faculty and students of tomorrow. situations. The app also includes a full spectrum of Professor of Journalism and Mass Communication; Kenneth Pybus, J.D., Assistant Professor of are positive about the program, that iPhones appear Throughout this initiative we’ve benefitted from mini-lessons covering typical statistics topics, which Journalism and Mass Communication; and Mike Wiggins, Assistant Professor of Art and Design, to have an advantage over the iPod touch, and that a dedicated and creative group of educators who are can be used to complement class lectures and to “How Do Designing, Programming and Content Influence the Use of Media by Students in learning activities can be transitioned successfully imagining, testing and deciding what to use, develop provide alternative explanations to complex concepts. Mobile Computing?” to mobile platforms. And faculty still report that or change to serve their students. We invite you to “The app changes the way the students learn • Dr. Brad Crisp, Assistant Professor of Information Systems and Management Sciences, “Longitudinal mobile devices are helping increase the levels of look over the research and data summarized at the end because it promotes a sort of ‘all over learning,’ ” Evaluation of a University-Wide Mobile-Learning Initiative: (How) Does Ubiquity Matter?” communication and engagement with their students. of this report to see what our faculty are up to. They’ve Nguyen said. “No matter where the students are, Yet comparing data from the current faculty been busy, and they’re excited about what they’re they have their material with them. That is also true • Dr. John Ehrke, Assistant Professor of Mathematics, “A Case Study on the Efficacy of survey with data from the previous year, we’ve also discovering. And they’re taking their responsibility to after the semester ends. Most students would return Mobile Computing Platforms” seen significant changes, including increases in the serve students, further their disciplines and generate their stats textbook, but with the app, they • Dr. Jason Holland, Associate Professor of Mathematics, regular, class-related use of mobile devices and in new research very seriously. have it forever and can use it in future “Mobile Jumpstarts in a Calculus Course” the number of positive assessments of the program’s So what’s next? Having just completed our t classes or on future projects.” n ACU students have been quick to embrace the rich success. Strikingly, 14 percent of faculty respondents second year with the mobile-learning initiative, opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration • Kenny Jones, Associate Professor of Art, “Use of Augmented now report that they have students use mobile devices ACU is looking forward to reaching our next generated by mobile learning technology. Reality Interfaces to Enhance Art Student Learning: t Using GYLO’s statistics app presented in every class meeting. milestone this fall: outfitting every undergraduate on advantages for professors and students. An Experimental Comparison of Learning Platforms” Professors saw improvement in student Even more notably, 40 percent of faculty said campus with a mobile device. We’re still excited by preparation, understanding and their primary device use was in a “majors” course, the unique opportunities facing ACU’s faculty and of our Fellows provided through the generous gift • Dr. Mark Phillips, Assistant Professor of Management engagement. Students liked the easy even though devices were not provided for juniors students. From experiments, class pilots, surveys from AT&T, which is allowing us to provide project- access to reference information Sciences, “Student Creation of An Electronic Text: and seniors this past year. But despite the differences and lots of “tinkering,” we are moving strategically support to faculty researchers at a level consistent and self-assessment tools. Is Learning Enhanced?” in what we’ve observed this year, one thing is clear: to seek and encourage projects involving with other funded research programs at ACU. • Dr. Cynthia Powell, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, and as evidenced by the diverse picture of successes, experimental comparisons of learning outcomes, So we’re moving quickly, because we continue Dr. Autumn Sutherlin, Associate Professor of Biochemistry, challenges and opportunities presented by the augmented-reality applications, whole-course to believe that the pervasive use of mobile devices Learn more about Abilene Christian’s t award-winning mobile-learning “Using iPhones/ iPod Touches in Biochemistry and General 2009-10 Mobile-Learning Fellows, mobile learning is redesigns and the exploration of digital books. for learning – in and out of the classroom – is the initiative at acu.edu/connected Science Laboratories to Support Student Learning” presenting ACU with unprecedented opportunities for Nowhere is the advance of our research agenda more most exciting challenge for higher education in10 discovery and exploration. visible than in the expanded support for the work the 21st century. n­ 11
  7. 7. Faculty Experiences t Playing off Othello’s exploration of lies, truth and belief, audience “The arrival of mobile-learning tools is Dr. Jennifer Shewmaker’s students used Each year, Dr. Jaime Goff introduces her For the last two years, Dr. Cynthia Powell “I don’t think success boils down to one members were directed randomly to one of two blogs — one offering pushing me to move more of my coursework mobile devices to track progress this year – graduate students to the theories of leading has taken an innovative approach to chemistry indicator,” said Dr. Brad Crisp. Continuing his true information and one offering misleading information about the play’s villain, Iago. At the play’s climax when Othello realizes he’s been outside our three meetings each week,” said but it was not just their own. She used the scholars in her field. This year, she was able to lab instructions: instead of handouts or long work as a Mobile-Learning Fellow this year, duped, the false blog’s trickery was also revealed, forcing audience Dr. Mark Phillips. “My goal is to reach a point iPhone and iPod touch in an experiential introduce those theorists in an entirely new explanations, she uses podcasts. he has conducted numerous surveys of members to confront their own deception. where a student actually does most of his or her learning program. Twenty-three of her students way: through podcast interviews. “Podcasts covering essential techniques students, measuring their use of mobile learning outside the classroom, with class time devoted to addressing more advanced topics participated in local school programs, helping children with reading and behavioral problems. “I’ve created a series of about 10 podcasts where I’m interviewing the major theorists and central concepts were provided for students to access on their mobile devices,” Powell devices for academic, social and entertainment purposes. After two years of participating in iShakespeare: Othelloacu.edu /connected and applying the information.” This year, Phillips used mobile devices The mobile devices were used with an application developed to gather data tracking in our field,” Goff said. “I asked them to give additional information about their work, to said. Comparing data from students who had podcast access and those who received pre-lab the mobile-learning program and measuring student response, he said, “I think the students with a technological twist for quizzes, classroom interaction, attendance the children’s progress, and Shewmaker’s give advice to our students as they begin their lectures, she said, “Teams with podcast access are responding very positively. I think we W checking and in-class research. He also put students found it easier to enter data into the professional careers, to tell us a little bit about reported significantly fewer interactions with should feel good about that.” hen is the last time you attended the theatre and were class syllabi and other handouts on the mobile app than to do everything on paper. their most current research – and that’s been instructors than teams receiving pre-laboratory However, Crisp knows the story isn’t over. reminded to keep your phone on? devices for easy access. “The development of the RTI Mobile really great for the students. lectures.” This meant Powell could spend more “I think we still have a lot of room for growth,” ACU’s Department of Theatre asked audience members For in-class interaction, Phillips used application revolutionizes how I can teach my “They’re really enjoying not only being class time talking about advanced concepts, he said. “How do we continue to live into this with iPhones to do just that during its recent production of Responseware, a polling tool, to check in with students about children with academic and able to read what these people are writing, rather than going over every detail of each future? How do we continue to prepare our Shakespeare’s Othello. students several times during a class period. behavioral difficulties in an applied setting,” but to hear me having a conversation with these lab procedure. faculty to engage our students in new ways, “When audience members encounter Shakespeare, they “It gave me several points during each lesson Shewmaker said. “It allows them to quickly people. It makes them more approachable, “It has allowed me to give the students inside and outside of the classroom? I think we are generally concerned they won’t understand what’s going on,” where I could reconnect and make sure the and easily track progress and share it with and it makes what they’re reading more real, resources to work more independently,” she still need to push ourselves to demonstrate and said theatre major Emily Rankin. students were still with me,” he said. “This was the teacher.” in a lot of ways.” said. “I can pursue more conversations about to achieve significant changes in what we’re Department chair Adam Hester decided to experiment probably the greatest benefit I found.” the important ideas behind what we’re doing in accomplishing here.” with mobile technology to enhance the experience. lab. It’s also a ‘green’ option for providing class Attendees were invited to use their mobile devices to Dr. Jennifer Shewmaker Dr. Jaime Goff resources. I rarely hand out papers in class, Dr. Brad Crisp receive messages throughout the performance. Cast members Dr. Mark Phillips Associate Professor of Psychology Assistant Professor of Marriage and Family Therapy because I can post whatever I want them to worked behind the scenes to clarify difficult Shakespearean have in class or outside of class.” Assistant Professor of Information Systems vocabulary, to share brief scene summaries and to interact Assistant Professor of Management Sciences Her use of mobile technology was with audience members through a live blog. highlighted in the Feb. 8, 2010, issue of “We wanted the audience to feel completely “Teaching effectiveness is not about technology, but about the teacher,” said Dr. Autumn Sutherlin. “I like asking Chemical & Engineering News. connected,” said Hester. The approach was well received. students questions in class. Using clickers give me the opportunity to hear back from more than one person at a time.” “I could look at my iPhone every time I got confused or For the second year, Sutherlin experimented with clickers and polling tools in her chemistry classes, asking for Dr. Cynthia Powell I needed help from other audience members,” said Dennis student feedback during class. She added digital flashcards to her list of tools this year, and saw a significant increase Assistant Professor of Chemistry Marquardt, ACU’s educational technology manager. in student quiz grades among those who used the flashcards. Senior Meghan Clark agreed. “It’s a great opportunity to “I believe flashcards are a good study tool,” Sutherlin said. “ACUMindwire [a flashcard app] gives me the reinterpret the scene from someone else’s point of view.” opportunity to provide cards for my students that they can carry with them.” “This play really encompassed what ACU’s mobile-learning initiative is all about,” Marquardt said. “It’s not about fancy Dr. Autumn Sutherlin gadgets. It’s about helping people learn in new ways." n12 Associate Professor of Biochemistry 13

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