Creating an Inclusive Mobile Strategy for the Millennial Learner

Wednesday, February 15 | 9:00AM–11:00AM | Grand Ballroom Foyer
Session Type: ELI
Georgia Health Sciences University (GHSU), a pioneer in mobile learning, will discuss opportunities to utilize mobile learning (including gaming and simulation) to embrace millennial learners, responding to their evolving learning styles. Elements of a mobile strategy will be discussed including how to start with low-hanging fruit to achieve quick wins and gain momentum. Authentic examples of mobile learning applications will be presented, including commercially available and in-house apps created by GHSU's educational designers and developers. This session is designed to address the question of "Why mobile?" and provide strategies on starting, or expanding, your mobile initiative.

Learning Objectives:
*Articulate the learning desires of the millennial learner, focusing on mobility, ubiquity, and gaming
*Definine the various elements of an inclusive mobile strategy for learning
*Demonstrate authentic examples ranging from convenience and reference apps, interactive e-books, and in-house development of 3D gaming applications and integrating mobile into other academic learning systems such as the LMS and lecture capture and audience response systems
*Discuss strategies to create and realize the mobile strategy from starting with low-hanging fruit to implementing a full-fledged mobile development program
*Survey the benefits of a mobile program for learning


  • Michael Casdorph

    VP Information Technology & CIO, Augusta University