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[book cover] Mobile Learning

edited by Mohamed Ally

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March 2009

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Issues in Distance Education

Communication & Cultural Studies / Communication & Cultural Studies: Technology & Society / Education / Education: Distance Education / Technology




Mobile Learning is the winner of the 2010 Charles A. Wedemeyer Award, provided by the University Professional & Continuing Education Association. Click here for more information on their Community of Practice Awards program.

About the Book

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.

About the Editor

Mohamed Ally is a Professor in the Centre for Distance Education at Athabasca University, where he teaches and researches the educational uses of mobile technology, mobile libraries, and workplace learning. Dr. Ally is on the boards of the International Federation of Training & Development Organizations and the International Association of Mobile Learning.



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PART ONE: Advances in Mobile Learning

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Current State of Mobile Learning
John Traxler

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A Model for Framing Mobile Learning
Marguerite L. Koole

PART TWO: Research on Mobile Learning

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Mobile Distance Learning with PDAs: Development and Testing of Pedagogical and System
Solutions Supporting Mobile Distance Learners
Torstein Rekkedal and Aleksander Dye

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Using Mobile Learning to Enhance the Quality of Nursing Practice Education
Richard F. Kenny, Caroline Park, Jocelyne M. C. Van Neste-Kenny, Pamela A. Burton, and Jan Meiers

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Informal Learning Evidence in Online Communities of Mobile Device Enthusiasts
Gill Clough, Ann C. Jones, Patrick McAndrew, and Eileen Scanlon

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M-learning: Positioning Educators for a Mobile, Connected Future
Kristine Peters

PART THREE: Applications of Mobile Learning

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Practitioners as Innovators: Emergent Practice in Personal Mobile Teaching, Learning, Work, and Leisure
Agnes Kukulska-Hulme and John Pettit

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Design and Development of Multimedia Learning Objects for Mobile Phones
Claire Bradley, Richard Haynes, John Cook, Tom Boyle, and Carl Smith

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From E-learning to Mobile Learning: New Opportunities
Michelle Pieri and Davide Diamantini

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MobilED – Mobile Tools and Services Platform for Formal and Informal Learning
Merryl Ford and Teemu Leinonen

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Exploring the Challenges and Opportunities of M-learning within an International Distance
Education Programme
Jon Gregson and Dolf Jordaan

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Using Mobile Technologies for Multimedia Tours in a Traditional Museum Setting
Laura Naismith and M. Paul Smith

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Use of Mobile Technology for Teacher Training
Jocelyn Wishart





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