Mobile Technology Learning Center

Fueling K-12 Innovation. Informed by research, refined by practice.

The Mobile Technology Learning Center (MTLC), established in 2011 by a grant from Dr. Irwin and Joan Jacobs, is a university-based research center that fuels innovation in K-12 education. Under the auspices of the School of Leadership and Education Sciences at the University of San Diego, MTLC collaborates with school districts to effectively integrate technology into today’s digital learning environments.  Our team of experts uses a comprehensive approach to identify best practices, build capacity and improve student outcomes through research and evaluation, strategic direction and professional learning.

MTLC Co-Hosted Minecraft Day at Cajon Valley Union School District

Using Minecraft and other new technologies, the Cajon Valley Union School Distrct's Code Campus offers a cutting-edge learning environment for middle school and high school students.  Scott Himelstein, director of the Mobile Technology Learning Center (MTLC), said the district’s use of Minecraft “is part of our broader goal to expand digital learning across the San Diego region. Digital learning is a powerful means of motivating students, aiding teachers and providing greater potential for student success.”

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