The definition of class participation has changed for college students at the University of Southern California's (USC) Viterbi School of Engineering.
[caption id="attachment_60174" align="alignleft" width="150"] Nearly nine in 10 students have used mobile devices to study for exams.[/caption]
The USC engineering program's Distance Education Network, a model for distance learning in higher education, has enabled students to stream live lectures on their smart phones and tablets, and participate in lecture hall discussions through their various mobile devices.
It's an entirely new level of anywhere, anytime education, as students can join live class...