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International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning

April 2011 Volume 3, Number 2

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Number of articles: 5

  1. Mobile Devices as Support Rather than Distraction for Mobile Learners: Evaluating Guidelines for Design

    Johan Eliasson, Teresa Pargman & Jalal Nouri, Stockholm University, Sweden; Daniel Spikol, Linnaeus University, Sweden; Robert Ramberg, Stockholm University, Sweden

    This article questions the design of mobile learning activities that lead students to spend time focusing on the mobile devices at the expense of interacting with other students or exploring the... More

    pp. 1-15

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  2. Identifying the Potential of Mobile Phone Cameras in Science Teaching and Learning: A Case Study Undertaken in Sri Lanka

    Jocelyn Wishart & Sakunthala Ekanayake, University of Bristol, United Kingdom

    This research was motivated by previous work using mobile phones to support science teaching and learning in a variety of ways. This paper explores in detail how mobile phone cameras can support... More

    pp. 16-30

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  3. Audio Active: Discovering Mobile Learner-Gatherers from Across the Formal-Informal Continuum

    Andrew Middleton, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom

    This paper challenges the dominant perception evident in the literature that mobile podcasting is primarily a medium for knowledge transmission. It describes why and how mobile audio learning can... More

    pp. 31-42

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  4. Involving the End-Users in the Development of Language Learning Material

    Anu Seisto, Maija Federley & Timo Kuula, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, Finland; Janne Paavilainen, University of Tampere, Finland; Sami Vihavainen, Helsinki Institute for Information Technology, Finland

    Printed and digital learning materials are usually developed separately. Therefore, little notice has been given to the possibilities of combining the two. This study introduces a new concept that ... More

    pp. 43-56

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  5. Research Essay: Mobile Learning

    John Traxler, University of Wolverhampton, United Kingdom

    Mobile learning is perhaps nine or ten years old. This thought piece, based on my keynote at IADIS Mobile Learning 2010 in Oporto, looks back at those years to ask if we started in the right place ... More

    pp. 57-67

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