Many individuals in the learning and development field have viewed the controversy around “bring your own device” (BYOD) as a concern for the IT community and data security specialists.

However, given the fact that much of learning content is now digitized and delivered over global networks through a wide variety of devices, learning professionals can no longer remain on the conceptual and policy-making sidelines of BYOD.

This white paper, Understanding BYOD: A Guide to Concepts and Issues for Learning Practitioners, by Sharon Vipond, provides learning leaders and practitioners with a guide to understanding BYOD concepts and issues, with particular emphasis on how these impact learning and development.