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International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning

October 2016 Volume 8, Number 4

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Number of articles: 4

  1. Mobile Devices and Mobile Learning: Shifting the Mindset of Teachers and Learners

    Philippa Smith, Institute of Culture, Discourse & Communication, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand; Lynn Grant & Clare Conway, School of Language & Culture, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand; Vickel Narayan, Centre for Learning and Teaching (CfLAT), Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand

    Incorporating new media technologies that enable mobile learning to be part of educational practice poses challenges to those used to teaching in a traditional classroom environment. In this... More

    pp. 1-16

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  2. Open Courses, Informal, Social Learning and Mobile Photography

    Mark McGuire, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand

    This paper provides an overview of MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) and contextualizes them within the broader trends of open, informal and mobile learning. It then discuss Phonar Nation, a free... More

    pp. 17-33

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  3. mLearning and Creative Practices: a Public Challenge?

    Laurent Antonczak, COLAB, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand; Helen Keegan, University of Salford, Salford, United Kingdom; Thomas Cochrane, Centre for Learning and Teaching, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand

    The ethos of open sharing of experiences and user generated content enabled by Mobile social media can be problematic in some cases (politics, gender, minorities), and it is not fully understood... More

    pp. 34-43

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  4. Mobile VR in Education: From the Fringe to the Mainstream

    Thomas Cochrane, Centre for Learning and Teaching, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand

    This paper explores the development of virtual reality (VR) use in education and the emergence of mobile VR based content creation and sharing as a platform for enabling learner-generated content... More

    pp. 44-60

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