Investigating mobile learning networks to foster educational engagement

Mobile Media, Visual Art, and Education

We examine how youth are empowered by a sense of autonomy over their mobility, learning how to make images, presenting aspects of themselves online, and curriculum designed to support peer-learning.


“The field of art education offers something significant to mobile media use in schools because of the visuality of communication today.” Juan Carlos Castro, Principal Investigator, Mon Coin.


Mobile media and visual art making boost school engagement

Concordia News Concordia research shows the benefits of a mobile curriculum Montreal, August 31, 2016 — Keeping teens focused on what’s happening in class rather than their electronic device is a tall order, given that 73 per cent of them have access to a smartphone — and most would prefer to be on Instagram than at school. But what if …