On-line education ideas in engineering, science and technology

Today’s is three in a series by Steve Mackay and Edwina Ross (Engineering Institute of Technology) 

Go mobile: The Internet of Things has revolutionised mobile learning for engineers and scientists. We once had a student attending a session on the train between London and Glasgow while his teacher presented between the vines in the Swan Valley, during a staff Christmas lunch!

There are many ways in which a phone or mobile device becomes your learning tool; it can be used, for: * communication, * assessment, * reading data in the environment, * written assignments, * social networking, * collecting data, * simulation, * using the camera to record lab experiments, and as * a remote control

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