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Creative Teaching and Learning Possibilities With Emerging Mobile Technologies

This session will showcase the latest innovations of emerging mobile technologies impacting education in regards to mobile devices, smart gadgets, wearables, and 3D augmented virtual reality. Participants will explore creative ways to utilize these technologies for enhancing teaching and learning.

Robbie K. Melton, Ph.D., is the Associate Vice Chancellor of Mobilization Emerging Technology for the Tennessee Board of Regents. Melton serves as the chief system level administrator to oversee the system's mission and initiatives for the Strategic Mobilization Planning and Business Models, Mobilization Quality Assurances, and Faculty and Student Use of Mobile Devices related to teaching, learning, training, and workforce development, and the coordination of research, product testing, pilots, and security safety networks. She has published and presented around the nation on the impact and value of mobilization for education and the workforce and has acquired a new distinction as an "App-ologist" due to her study of the pedagogy and best teaching practices with mobilization, quality standards for the utilization of mobile apps, and creation of the Mobile App Education and Workforce Resource Center (50,000 + Apps that have been aligned with over 95 subject areas from Pre-K to Ph.D., including workforce careers, professional development, and lifelong learning, according to one's mobile device of choice). Melton is the winner of numerous awards, the latest being CDE Top 30 2014 Technologists, Transformers and Trailblazers; 2013 Apple Distinguished Educator; and 2012 WCET Technology WOW Award.

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