Unit 9: Mobile Learning
After studying this unit you should be able to:
- Discuss the different kinds of Mobile Learning (M-Learning).
- Explain what different technologies are involved in M-Learning.
- Install iTunes on your computer.
- Download a Podcast or Video Podcast (Vodcast) to your computer and listen to/view it.
- If you have an MP3 player, download a podcast from your computer to your MP3 player and listen to it.
- Discuss the benefits and problems with Podcasts as an educational medium.
Alexander, B., (2004). Going nomadic: Mobile learning in higher education. EDUCAUSE Review, 39(5), 28–35. Available at: http://net.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/ERM0451.pdf
Koole, M. L. A. (2009). A model for framing mobile learning. In M. Ally (Ed.) Mobile learning: Transforming the delivery of education and training. Athabasca: Athabasca University Press. Available at: http://www.aupress.ca/index.php/books/120155
Mobile Learning (2007). The International Review of Research in Open and Distance Leaning, 8(2).
Ogawa, M., & Nickles, D. (2006a). Improving students perceptions in large-enrollment courses through podcasting. In T. Reeves & S. Yamashita (Eds.), Proceedings of World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2006 (pp. 250-254). Chesapeake, VA: AACE. Available at: http://www.editlib.org/index.cfm/files/paper_23693.pdf?
Ogawa, M. & Nickles, D. (2006b). Tools for the Information Age. Available at: feed://learnu.ics.hawaii.edu/podcasts/101/lectures.rss
Prensky, M. (2005). What can you learn from a cell phone? Almost anything! Innovate, 1(5). Available at: http://rylish.usu.edu/courses/mobility/images/almost_anything.pdf
To view my experiences with mobile learning technologies, please click here:Mobile Learning