In this episode Kelly interviews Dr. Michael Mills about his new book, Empowering Learners with Mobile Open Access Learning Initiatives, his work as a professor preparing the next generation of educators to graduate, the best uses of mobile devices in the classroom, and best educational practices in general, and so much more. Michael encourages us to focus on: choice, opportunities, reflections, and assessment when designing our lessons. Listen to find out why and how!
Dr. Michael Mills, Assistant Professor of Teaching and Learning at the University of Central Arkansas, is a leading expert on the practical uses of educational technology, particularly on using collaborative tools to better engage students and to design strategies for effectively integrating mobile devices in the classroom. He is an SXSWedu, ISTE, and SITE presenter and has been recognized as an Apple Distinguished Educator and Google Education Trainer and serves on the advisory boards for SXSWedu and the Apple Distinguished Educator Program for the Americas.
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Michael’s book: Empowering Learners with Mobile Open Access Learning Initiatives on Amazon, or use this discount code “IGI50″ here.
Books Michael recommends this great book: The Psychology of Flow by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi.
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