Sunday, April 12, 2009

Mobile Learning: Transforming The Delivery Of Education And Training

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.

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Download The Entire Book OR Select a Chapter Or Section


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.




1 comment:

Gideon Burton said...

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