7 Things You Should Know About Projecting from Mobile Devices

The folks at Educause have put together a new “7 Things” guide, this time describing 7 Things You Should Know About Projecting from Mobile Devices. “Emerging technologies allow users to connect to classroom projection systems from mobile devices, including tablets and some smartphones. Such tools can change the character of interaction in the classroom by allowing multiple users to easily access the projector and by enabling projection of mobile-device features such as free-hand drawing. ” As usual, the quick reference resource answers the following questions:

  1. What is it?
  2. How does it work?
  3. Who’s doing it?
  4. Why is it significant?
  5. What are the downsides?
  6. Where is it going?
  7. What are the implications for teaching and learning?