Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness. - George Santayana
About Mobile Learning
Mobile learning or m-learning is convenient and can be more effective than traditional classroom learning. Learners use smart phones and it means that m-learning can happen anywhere and anytime. There are no geographic boundaries.
Useful Online Resources About m-Learning
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Mobility in Learning: The Feasibility of Encouraging Language Learning on Smartphones
By Keith Barrs
Technology can be defined as anything which humans have created to shape their environment, from individual tools used in daily life to the systems and institutions which guide and define our societies. Read MORE...
Emerging Technologies: Mobile Apps for Language Learning
By Robert Godwin-Jones
It wasn’t that long ago that the most exciting thing you could so with your new mobile phone was to download a ringtone. Today, new iPhone or Android phone users face the quandary of which of the hundreds of thousands of apps (applications) they should choose. It seems that everyone from federal government agencies to your local bakery has an app available. This phenomenon, not surprisingly has led to tremendous interest among educators. Mobile learning (often “m-learning”) is in itself not new, but new devices with enhanced capabilities have dramatically increased the interest level, including among language educators. The Apple iPad and other new tablet computers are adding to the mobile app frenzy. In this column we will explore the state of language learning apps, the devices they run on, and how they are developed. Read MORE...
iPad Mini – A Teacher’s Perspective
What Does the iPad Mini Mean for Mobile Learning?
By Julian Stodd
The cost of a corporate hotel, train ticked and food for a day is not far off the cost of an iPad Mini, the new ‘lightweight’ tablet on sale today from Apple. And that’s pretty much all you need to know: the technology isn’t disposable, but it’s certainly close to break even with running traditional face to face events. Read MORE...
Learnosity: Advanced Assessment Solutions
Successfully delivers millions of tests an hour. Enables non-technical teachers to create advanced page layouts. Quick and easy to integrate. Read MORE...
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