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Mobile Learning

Mobile Learning is any type of learning that happens when the learner is not at a fixed location. The learner takes advantage of learning opportunities that offered by mobile technology, such as smart phones or tablet computers. From the instructor's perspective, using mobile tools for creating learning aides and materials becomes an important part of student learning

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Mobile Perspectives: On iPads Why Mobile?

Seton Hill University

This article is a case study of an iPad project at Seton Hill, entitled the Griffin Technology Advantage.  Initial assessment has determined that faculty utilize the technology several ways: Immediate and Authentic Information Gathering, Instruction and Reinforcement, and Instructional and Student Presentations.

Best Practice Guidelines for Developing Quality Mobile Applications

Unified Testing Initiative

This site provides some guidelines for developing quality mobile applications irrespective of the platform for which they are being developed.

Mobile Teaching Versus Mobile Learning

EDUCAUSE Quarterly, Volume 34, Number 1, 2011.

This article from EDUCAUSE Quarterly addresses the issue of whether mobile devices are being used to teach or to learn.  The author offers several suggestions of how faculty can require that students use these mobile devices in their learning processes.

Mobile Learning: Transforming the Delivery of Education and Training

Athabasca University

This book can be used by anyone who is interested in mobile learning in education and training. Faculty can use this book as a textbook in a course on “mobile learning” or “emerging technology in learning.” Faculty, researchers, teachers, instructors, and trainers can use this book to learn about mobile learning and how to design learning materials for delivery on mobile technology.

ACU 2009-10 Mobile-Learning Report

Abilene Christian University

This is a report from Abilene Christian University regarding their Mobile learning initiative.  There are also links here to three other videos regarding Mobile Learning in addition to the video report:  Rethinking Shakespeare, Making Newspaper History, and Faculty Perspectives. All four of these videos provide insights to a Mobile Learning program at the university level.