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International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning

April 2014 Volume 6, Number 2

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Number of articles: 5

  1. A Historical Materialist Analysis of the Debate in Swedish Print Media on Mobile Phones in School Settings

    Torbjörn Ott, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden

    The use of mobile phones for teaching and learning in schools has been a controversial matter. In this paper the debate in two Swedish newspapers on the use of mobile phones in schools is analysed ... More

    pp. 1-14

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  2. Implementing Linguistic Landscape investigations with M-learning for Intercultural Competence Development

    Jacek Waliński, Institute of English Studies, University of Lodz, Lodz, Poland

    Portable multimedia devices shape the intensity of intercultural contacts not only through content consumption but also through content creation. Enabling learners to participate in content... More

    pp. 15-25

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  3. Mobile Learning in Secondary Education: Teachers' and Students' Perceptions And Acceptance Of Tablet Computers

    Hannelore Montrieux, Department of Educational Studies, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium; Cédric Courtois & Frederik De Grove, iMinds Research Group for Media and ICT, Department of Communication Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium; Annelies Raes & Tammy Schellens, Department of Educational Studies, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium; Lieven De Marez, iMinds Research Group for Media and ICT, Department of Communication Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium

    This paper examines the school-wide introduction of the tablet computer as a mobile learning tool in a secondary school in Belgium. Drawing upon the Decomposed Theory of Planned Behavior, we... More

    pp. 26-40

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  4. ‘Talking Tools': Sloyd Processes Become Multimodal Stories with Smartphone Documentation

    Annika Wiklund-Engblom, MediaCity, Åbo Akademi University, Vasa, Finland; Kasper Hiltunen, Juha Hartvik, Mia Porko-Hudd & Marléne Johansson, Faculty of Education, Åbo Akademi University, Vasa, Finland

    The study presented is part of a work-in-progress project of developing a mobile application for smartphones, Talking Tools (TT). The first context TT is developed for and tested in is sloyd... More

    pp. 41-57

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  5. LingoBee: Engaging Mobile Language Learners Through Crowd-Sourcing

    Sobah Petersen, SINTEF Technology and Society, Trondheim, Norway; Emma Procter-Legg, Study Group, Bellerbys College, Oxford, United Kingdom; Annamaria Cacchione, Department of Social Science and Linguistic Centre, University of Molise, Camobasso, Italy

    This paper describes three case studies, where language learners were invited to use “LingoBee” as a means of supporting their language learning. LingoBee is a mobile app that provides user... More

    pp. 58-73

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