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Mobile learning : transforming the delivery of education and training / edited by Mohamed Ally.

Contributor(s): Ally, MohamedMaterial type: TextTextSeries: Issues in distance education series (Online)Copyright date: ©2009Description: 1 online resourceContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781897425442; 1897425449; 9781897425435; 1897425430; 1282819682; 9781282819689Subject(s): Mobile communication systems in education | Distance education | Apprentissage mobile | Enseignement à distance | EDUCATION -- Computers & Technology | Distance education | Mobile communication systems in educationGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Mobile learning (2009).DDC classification: 371.33 LOC classification: LB1044.84 | .M62 2009ebOther classification: cci1icc | coll11 Online resources: Click here to access online
Contents:
Current state of mobile learning / John Traxler -- A model for framing mobile learning / Marguerite L. Koole -- Mobile distance learning with PDAs : development and testing of pedagogical and system solutions supporting mobile distance learners / Torstein Rekkedal and Aleksander Dye -- Using mobile learning to enhance the quality of nursing practice education / Richard F. Kenny [and others] -- Informal learning evidence in online communities of mobile device enthusiasts / Gill Clough [and others] -- M-learning : positioning educators for a mobile, connected future / Kristine Peters -- Practitioners as innovators : emergent practice in personal mobile teaching, learning, work, and leisure / Agnes Kukulska-Hulme and John Pettit -- Design and development of multimedia learning objects for mobile phones / Claire Bradley [and others] -- From e-learning to mobile learning : new opportunities / Michelle Pieri and Davide Diamantini -- MobilED : mobile tools and services platform for formal and informal learning / Merryl Ford and Teemu Leinonen -- Exploring the challenges and opportunities of m-learning within an international distance education programme / Jon Gregson, Dolf Jordaan -- Using mobile technologies for multimedia tours in a traditional museum setting / Laura Naismith and M. Paul Smith -- Use of mobile technology for teacher training / Jocelyn Wishart.
Summary: "This collection is for anyone interested in the use of mobile technology for various distance learning applications. Readers will discover how to design learning materials for delivery on mobile technology and become familiar with the best practices of other educators, trainers, and researchers in the field, as well as the most recent initiatives in mobile learning research. Businesses and governments can learn how to deliver timely information to staff using mobile devices. Professors can use this book as a textbook for courses on distance education, mobile learning, and educational technology."--Publisher's description.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Current state of mobile learning / John Traxler -- A model for framing mobile learning / Marguerite L. Koole -- Mobile distance learning with PDAs : development and testing of pedagogical and system solutions supporting mobile distance learners / Torstein Rekkedal and Aleksander Dye -- Using mobile learning to enhance the quality of nursing practice education / Richard F. Kenny [and others] -- Informal learning evidence in online communities of mobile device enthusiasts / Gill Clough [and others] -- M-learning : positioning educators for a mobile, connected future / Kristine Peters -- Practitioners as innovators : emergent practice in personal mobile teaching, learning, work, and leisure / Agnes Kukulska-Hulme and John Pettit -- Design and development of multimedia learning objects for mobile phones / Claire Bradley [and others] -- From e-learning to mobile learning : new opportunities / Michelle Pieri and Davide Diamantini -- MobilED : mobile tools and services platform for formal and informal learning / Merryl Ford and Teemu Leinonen -- Exploring the challenges and opportunities of m-learning within an international distance education programme / Jon Gregson, Dolf Jordaan -- Using mobile technologies for multimedia tours in a traditional museum setting / Laura Naismith and M. Paul Smith -- Use of mobile technology for teacher training / Jocelyn Wishart.

"This collection is for anyone interested in the use of mobile technology for various distance learning applications. Readers will discover how to design learning materials for delivery on mobile technology and become familiar with the best practices of other educators, trainers, and researchers in the field, as well as the most recent initiatives in mobile learning research. Businesses and governments can learn how to deliver timely information to staff using mobile devices. Professors can use this book as a textbook for courses on distance education, mobile learning, and educational technology."--Publisher's description.

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