Mobile Learning

Based upon its findings in The ECAR Study of Undergraduate Students and Information Technology, 2009,Educause Center for Applied Research (ECAR) suggests that:

  1. Students perceive that more instructors need to use IT effectively in courses.
  2. Students desire multiple opportunities for learning through the use of technology.
  3. Faculty should bring communication technologies into instruction.
  4. The trend toward mobility continues.
  5. Institutions should implement mobile device applications for key campus services.

Studies and Reports

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Student perspective on mobile learning

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Instructor commenting on mobile learning

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Research Questions

  • How can we best incorporate mobile technologies into designs and strategies for improved learning?
  • What are the best approaches to achieve sustainable, low-cost mobile learning?
  • How can mobiles enable more engagement and interactivity in lectures?
  • Interrogating anywhere anytime learning
  • What are the best-practice mLearning activities for each discipline?