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Governing risks and benefits: Mobile communication technologies in British universities

Posted on 25 Feb 2014 with 0 comments
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Mobile communication technologies (MCTs) pose new opportunities and challenges to university governance. Not only are the devices widespread, they have particular capabilities and constantly changing uses which makes any governing of them difficult. Furthermore, most devices are individually owned. Universities are unable to directly control how they are used but do have a duty of care towards those learning and teaching within their spaces. This article outlines, preliminary, findings on how some British universities are responding to these challenges by seeking to capitalise on potential pedagogic benefits while limiting privacy risks posed by new patterns of usage.


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