5W1H of Mobile Learning


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5W1H of Mobile Learning

  1. 1. Mobile and portable devices are changing the way we communicate, do business, teach and learn. They have occupied and changed almost all aspects of our lives.
  2. 2. “Mobile learning is new. It is currently difficult to define, conceptualize and discuss” John Traxler “The process of using a mobile device to access and study learning materials and to communicate with fellow students, instructors or institutions .Mobile learning can be done anytime, anywhere Mohamed Ally .
  3. 3. http://www.timetoast.com/timelines/the-evolution-of-mobile-learning
  4. 4. John Cook
  5. 5. "In the developed economies, mobile learning is often seen as a disruptive learning technology, particularly in the consumer and academic segments. It is ostensibly disrupting the legacy PC-based e-learning industry," Sam Adkins Chief Research Officer Ambient Insight 2013 “By 2015, 80% of people accessing the Internet will be doing so from mobile devices. (2011 Horizon Report) US Leads the Global Mobile Learning Market. In the 2010 market, the US was the top Mobile Learning buying country, followed by Japan, South Korea, the UK, China, and Taiwan. By 2015, the top buying countries will be the US, China, India, Japan, Indonesia, and Brazil, respectively. (The Worldwide Market for Mobile Learning Products and Services: 2010-2015 Forecast and Analysis)
  6. 6. • M-Learning in Classroom Mobile devices(such as a Pocket PC) in the classroom can be used to enhance group collaboration among students through communication applications, interactive displays, and video features • M-Learning in Blended Learning Environment Blended learning takes the classroom out of a traditional brick-and-mortar setting. Students become part of virtual communities used for collaboration. Blended learning transitions away from a traditional teaching environment to a customized and interactive web platform for the user • Outdoors Learning in museums or galleries using handheld or wearable devices, students can also use handheld devices on field trips. • At work Due to the very diverse training needs across a large organisation, self-serve learning is more common than is found at the school, or college level. Mobile is seen as an effective way to reach a large number of employees easier and more effectively • Life long learning and Self learning The use of personal technology to support informal or lifelong learning, such as using handheld dictionaries and other devices for language learning, is an approach that is not to be overlooked. Mobile technologies and approaches, i.e. Mobile Assisted Language Learning (MALL), are also used to assist in language learning. For instance handheld computers, cell phones, and podcasting have been used to help people acquire and develop language skills. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/M-learning
  7. 7. •Relatively inexpensive opportunities, as the cost of mobile devices are significantly less than PCs and laptops •Multimedia content delivery and creation options •Continuous and situated learning support •Decrease in training costs •Potentially a more rewarding learning experience http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/M-learning