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International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning

October 2012 Volume 4, Number 4

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Number of articles: 4

  1. Mathematics Students’ Readiness for Mobile Learning

    Ahmad Abu-Al-Aish, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Brunel University, Uxbridge, United Kingdom; Steve Love, Department of Information Systems and Computing, Brunel University, Uxbridge, United Kingdom; Ziad Hunaiti, Knowledge Well Group Limited, Chelmsford, Essex, United Kingdom

    Mobile learning technologies and wireless networks are being increasingly used in educational settings. Mobile learning (M-learning) through wireless technology can deliver information access to... More

    pp. 1-20

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  2. “M-Learning Not an Extension of E-Learning”: Based on a Case Study of Moodle VLE

    K. Hewagamage & W.M.A.S.B. Wickramasinghe, School of Computing, University of Colombo, Colombo, Sri Lanka; A. Jayatilaka, B. School of Computing, University of Colombo, Colombo, Sri Lanka

    In this paper, the authors present work that was carried out to develop an m-learning extension to a Moodle based VLE at the University of Colombo School of Computing (UCSC) and its initial... More

    pp. 21-33

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  3. Merging MOOC and mLearning for Increased Learner Interactions

    Inge de Waard, Athabasca University, Antwerpen, Belgium; Apostolos Koutropoulos, Department of Applied Linguistics, University of Massachusetts-Boston, Boston, MA, United States; Rebecca Hogue, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada; Sean Abajian, California State University Northridge, Northridge, CA, United States; Nilgün Keskin, Department of Distance Education, Anadolu University, Eskisehir, Eskisehir Province, Turkey; C. Rodriguez, Universidad Nacional de La Plata, La Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina; Michael Gallagher, Centre for Research on Families and Relationships, University of Edinburgh, Newington, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

    In this paper, the authors suggest the merger of the Massively Open Online Course (MOOC) format and mobile learning (mLearning) based on mutual affordances of both contemporary learning/teaching... More

    pp. 34-46

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  4. Incidental Second Language Vocabulary Learning from Reading Novels: A Comparison of Three Mobile Modes

    Tony Fisher, School of Education, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, United Kingdom; Mike Sharples, Institute of Education Technology, Open University, Milton Keynes, United Kingdom; Richard Pemberton, School of Education University of Nottingham, Nottingham, United Kingdom; Hiroaki Ogata, Department of Information Science and Intelligent Systems, University of Tokushima, Tokushima, Japan; Noriko Uosaki, University of Tokushima, Tokushima, Japan; Phil Edmonds, Anthony Hull & Patrick Tschorn, Sharp Labs Europe, Oxford, United Kingdom

    This paper reports on a study in which incidental English vocabulary learning from three mobile modes (book, e-book and e-book with user modelling and adaptive vocabulary learning support) was... More

    pp. 47-61

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