mLearning and the Liberal Arts: Exploring Mobile Computing to Support Teaching, Learning and Research
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Armstrong, K., Retterer, O., Locke, T. & Wachira, C. (2011). mLearning and the Liberal Arts: Exploring Mobile Computing to Support Teaching, Learning and Research. In T. Bastiaens & M. Ebner (Eds.), Proceedings of World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications 2011 (pp. 303-308). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.
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World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications (EDMEDIA) 2011
June 27, 2011
Theo Bastiaens & Martin Ebner
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The mLearning pilot program was created in response to the growing impact of mLearning in and out of the classroom and the growing trend of mobile devices on campus. Outfitted with Apple iPod Touches or iPhones and teamed with Information Technology support staff, sixteen faculty members began a twelve-month exploration of mobile learning in the classroom in order to experiment with the devices and their applications and learn whether mobile learning could be meaningful and useful in the context of a liberal arts institution. This paper reviews the background of the project, sets forth the project design and format, and discusses the project results and future recommendations
- Changing cultures, changing practices: Using mobile tools, the cloud and ePortfolios for authentic assessment
- Channeling the channel: Can iPad meet the needs of today’s M-Learner
- Creating Open Educational Resources for Mobile Phones
- Prototype Development in Mobile-Learning Design Research
- iPads in the Classroom – New Technologies, Old Issues: Are they worth the effort?
- Implementing Mobile Learning in Developing Countries: Prospects and Challenges
- Story-based Mobile Learning with GSM Phones: Using "old tech" to reach audiences in threshold and developing countries
- The iPad as mobile teaching device: multimedia database access in a classroom context
- Mobile Technology to Solve Motivation Problem in e-Learning System
- Learning Their Way: Mobile Devices in Education
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