Literature review in Mobile Learning

L. Naismith, P. Lonsdale, G. Vavoula, and M. Sharples. Literature review in mobile technologies and learning. Technical Report 11, Nesta Futurelab, Bristol, UK, 2004. [pdf]


This report contains a review of the state of the art in the field of Mobile Learning. One of the hotspot if the paper is to define why and how mobile learning differ from traditional learning, which is identified in the following: 1 Mobility; 2 context sensitivity; 3 connectivity; 4 individuality.

Context-aware learning is also identified and introduced by the authors, as the framework in which the information about what is going on around the user and the device is sistematically used for the learning activity involving the user.

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