Mobile Learning: Transforming the Delivery of Education and Training / Edited by Mohamed Ally
Athabasca University Press / March 2009 / 978-1-897425-44-2 (e-book) / 978-1-897425-43-5 (SC) / $39.95
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.
Copyright: This work is licensed under a Creative Commons License. It may be reproduced for non-commercial purposes, provided that the original author is credited.
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Download FRONT MATTER / Download TABLE OF CONTENTS / Download FOREWORD / Download CONTRIBUTING AUTHORS / Download INTRODUCTION
PART ONE: Advances in Mobile Learning
Download / Chapter 1: Current State of Mobile Learning / John Traxler
Download / Chapter 2: A Model for Framing Mobile Learning / Marguerite L. Koole
PART TWO: Research on Mobile Learning
Download / Chapter 3 / Mobile Distance Learning with PDAs: Development and Testing of Pedagogical and System Solutions Supporting Mobile Distance Learners / Torstein Rekkedal and Aleksander Dye
Download / Chapter 4 / 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
Download / Chapter 5 / Informal Learning Evidence in Online Communities of Mobile Device Enthusiasts / Gill Clough, Ann C. Jones, Patrick McAndrew, and Eileen Scanlon
Download / Chapter 6 / M-learning: Positioning Educators for a Mobile, Connected Future / Kristine Peters
PART THREE: Applications of Mobile Learning
Download / Chapter 7 / Practitioners as Innovators: Emergent Practice in Personal Mobile Teaching, Learning, Work, and Leisure / Agnes Kukulska-Hulme and John Pettit
Download / Chapter 8 / Design and Development of Multimedia Learning Objects for Mobile Phones / Claire Bradley, Richard Haynes, John Cook, Tom Boyle, and Carl Smith
Download / Chapter 9 / From E-learning to Mobile Learning: New Opportunities / Michelle Pieri and Davide Diamantini
Download / Chapter 10 / MobilED – Mobile Tools and Services Platform for Formal and Informal Learning / Merryl Ford and Teemu Leinonen
Download / Chapter 11 / Exploring the Challenges and Opportunities of M-learning within an International Distance Education Programme / Jon Gregson and Dolf Jordaan
Download / Chapter 12 / Using Mobile Technologies for Multimedia Tours in a Traditional Museum Setting / Laura Naismith and M. Paul Smith
Download / Chapter 13 / Use of Mobile Technology for Teacher Training / Jocelyn Wishart
Download Conclusion / Download Glossary / Download Index
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.
The Second International m-Libraries Conference, held and sponsored by the University of British Columbia in conjunction with Athabasca University, The Open University and Thompson Rivers University, will be held June 23rd and 24th of 2009 at University of British Columbia's Vancouver campus.
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