Chapter 3The Disruptive Nature of Mobile Learning

John Feser

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When we think of something or someone as being “disruptive,” our first reaction may be to paint a negative picture. It could be a child acting inappropriately in a public space or a winter storm that ices roads and forces an evening of cancellations. It could even be something as simple as a telephone ringing that interrupts our train of thought. Regardless of the image that comes to mind, disruptions tend to be things we want to minimize in our lives.

In technology circles, the term “disruptive” often has the opposite connotation when put into practice. Think about some disruptive ...

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