The Emergence of the IoT for Teaching and Learning in Higher Ed: The Impact, Possibilities, and Challenges

Thursday, February 04 | 9:30AM–10:15AM | Texas Ballroom Salon ABC, Fourth Floor
Session Type: Professional Development
Gartner defines the Internet of Things (IoT) as "the network of physical objects that contain embedded technology to communicate and sense or interact with their internal states or the external environment." How do we incorporate these smart tools, gadgets, wearables, virtual reality, and emerging technologies as effective instructional tools for enhancing teaching and learning? Is this the silver bullet for education?

Outcomes: Learn about the IoT * Acquire strategies for teaching and learning with emerging mobile technologies * Explore the educational possibilities of VR for enhancing teaching and learning


  • Robbie Melton

    Associate Vice Chancellor for Emerging Mobile IoT Technologies, Tennessee Board of Regents