M Learning Presented by Chantelle Ormaechea, Young Kim, Peter Lamond & Peter Michaels
What m-learning is and what technology is used <ul><li>Definition: The use of mobile devices to administer education </li>...
What m-learning can do for learning? <ul><li>Provide a bridge between teaching methodologies </li></ul><ul><li>Complement ...
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Benefits <ul><li>Accessible in a safe, private environment  </li></ul><ul><li>Self-paced learning </li></ul><ul><li>Lifest...
Challenges <ul><li>Lack of face to face interaction   </li></ul><ul><li>Integration into blended learning </li></ul><ul><l...
Recommendations for use  <ul><li>In regional areas for distance/remote learning </li></ul><ul><li>With mobile-savvy users ...
Summary  <ul><li>Athabaska University, Canada- M Learning ESL (English as a Second language) </li></ul>
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M Learning Presentation

  1. 1. M Learning Presented by Chantelle Ormaechea, Young Kim, Peter Lamond & Peter Michaels
  2. 2. What m-learning is and what technology is used <ul><li>Definition: The use of mobile devices to administer education </li></ul><ul><li>Uses mobile technologies such as mobile phones, Persona Data Assistants (PDA), MP3 players and laptops </li></ul>
  3. 3. What m-learning can do for learning? <ul><li>Provide a bridge between teaching methodologies </li></ul><ul><li>Complement existing education </li></ul><ul><li>Expand the audience </li></ul><ul><li>Take the learning to the learner </li></ul>
  4. 4. Quiz Buddy Example
  5. 5. Benefits <ul><li>Accessible in a safe, private environment </li></ul><ul><li>Self-paced learning </li></ul><ul><li>Lifestyle convenient </li></ul><ul><li>Re-engage learners who have ‘switched off’ </li></ul>
  6. 6. Challenges <ul><li>Lack of face to face interaction </li></ul><ul><li>Integration into blended learning </li></ul><ul><li>Cost effectiveness </li></ul><ul><li>Promotion as a viable learning tool </li></ul><ul><li>Understanding the limitations of the medium </li></ul>
  7. 7. Recommendations for use <ul><li>In regional areas for distance/remote learning </li></ul><ul><li>With mobile-savvy users </li></ul><ul><li>Transference of non-complex learning </li></ul><ul><li>Broadcasting of memos </li></ul><ul><li>Validity of assessment </li></ul>
  8. 8. Summary <ul><li>Athabaska University, Canada- M Learning ESL (English as a Second language) </li></ul>
  9. 9. Q & A Session
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