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Literature Review into Mobile Learning in the University Context

Cobcroft, Rachel S. (2006) Literature Review into Mobile Learning in the University Context. (Unpublished)

Abstract

This document represents an extensive survey of the existent literature surrounding the fast-growing field of mobile learning or ‘m-learning’. In referencing over 400 recent publications, encompassing conference papers, reports, reviews, and research projects, it presents an indication of the ‘state of play’ in this emerging discipline. Undertaken during December 2005 and January 2006, the literature review’s primary purpose has been to provide the basis for an academic book on the area: a ‘what to’ guide considering contemporary changes to learner behaviours, institutional directions, technological developments, and realistic visions for exploiting seamlessly-embedded mobile learning.

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ID Code: 4805
Item Type: Other
Additional Information: This literature review has been conducted to form the basis of a book on mobile-learning.
Keywords: mobile learning, education, technology, literacy, collaboration, communication, creativity, literature review
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > SPECIALIST STUDIES IN EDUCATION (130300) > Educational Technology and Computing (130306)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2006 (please consult author)
Deposited On: 14 Aug 2006
Last Modified: 15 Oct 2012 09:11

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