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International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning

April 2017 Volume 9, Number 2

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 5

  1. Learning with Mobiles in Developing Countries: Technology, Language, and Literacy

    John Traxler, Institute of Education, University of Wolverhampton, Walsall, United Kingdom

    In the countries of the global South, the challenges of fixed infrastructure and environment, the apparent universality of mobile hardware, software and network technologies and the rhetoric of the... More

    pp. 1-15

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  2. The Sense-it App: A Smartphone Sensor Toolkit for Citizen Inquiry Learning

    Eileen Scanlon, Mike Sharples & Maria Aristeidou, Institute of Educational Technology, The Open University, Milton Keynes, United Kingdom; Eloy Villasclaras-Fernández, City, University of London, London, United Kingdom; Christothea Herodotou, Institute of Educational Technology, The Open University, Milton Keynes, United Kingdom

    The authors describe the design and formative evaluation of a sensor toolkit for Android smartphones and tablets that supports inquiry-based science learning. The Sense-it app enables a user to... More

    pp. 16-38

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  3. Mobile Learning and Indigenous Education in Canada: A Synthesis of New Ways of Learning

    Siomonn Pulla, Royal Roads University, Victoria, Canada

    M-Learning holds great potential for supporting the positive educational outcomes of underserved Indigenous communities in the Candian North, and even in urban centers, that are at risk of... More

    pp. 39-60

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  4. Mobile Affordances and Learning Theories in Supporting and Enhancing Learning

    Kathryn MacCallum, Stephanie Day, David Skelton & Michael Verhaart, Eastern Institute of Technology, Napier, New Zealand

    Mobile technology promises to enhance and better support students' learning. The exploration and adoption of appropriate pedagogies that enhance learning is crucial for the wider adoption of mobile... More

    pp. 61-73

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  5. Creating Awareness around Rhizomatic Principles in mLearning: A Means to Improving Practice

    Lydia Mbati, University of South Africa, Pretoria, South Africa

    Educational technological innovation to enhance the learning experience of students requires a sound understanding of intended learning outcomes and an understanding of the pedagogical affordances ... More

    pp. 74-87

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