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Ubiquitous Learning - An Application of Mobile Technology in Education

Hayes, Paul, Joyce, David and Pathak, Pramod (2004) Ubiquitous Learning - An Application of Mobile Technology in Education. In: Proceedings of World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications 2004. Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Chesapeake, VA, pp. 1811-1816. ISBN 9781880094532

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This paper is the result of collaboration between a company involved in mobile media and an academic institution. It outlines some of the driving forces behind learning using mobile technologies, or mobile learning (m-learning) as it is known. The progression of mobile media from current entertainment services to future learning services is outlined. Trends in mobile technology and their impact on m-learning are discussed, as are the m-learning media used for mass-market devices and advanced devices. The process of developing an m-learning application for what is currently the most advanced 3G mobile phone is presented. The application has been short-listed in a worldwide competition for advanced 3G mobile applications by a major network provider. Some conclusions are discussed and some future research work is outlined.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > Electronic computers. Computer science
T Technology > T Technology (General) > Information Technology > Electronic computers. Computer science
Divisions: School of Computing > Staff Research and Publications
Depositing User: Caoimhe Ní Mhaicín
Date Deposited: 30 May 2014 14:06
Last Modified: 30 May 2014 14:06

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