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Mastering Mobile Learning by Chad Udell

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Chapter 37Using Mobile Devices to Leverage Social Media for Learning

Gary Woodill

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Aristotle wrote that “Man is by nature a social animal.” It’s built into our genes, as documented by E.O. Wilson’s new book, The Social Conquest of Earth (2013).

From birth, human beings experience themselves as individuals embedded in a social group. Children who are isolated at an early age tend not to thrive. If they do survive, they become “feral” or “wild” children, usually without language or the ability to connect with others. As Aristotle noted, we are all social.

Then why the recent concern on several websites, and in a number of keynote addresses, ...

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