Category Archives: Books and Journal Articles

The International Handbook of Mobile-Assisted Language Learning (2016), Agnieszka Palalas & Mohamed Ally (Eds.)

The International Handbook of Mobile-Assisted Language Learning is a practical resource book on mobile-assisted language learning (MALL) as well as many notions of mobile learning in general. This handbook is about a new understanding of teaching and learning – a perspective enriched by voices of educators from diverse cultural and educational backgrounds. It introduces mobile-assisted language learning, or… Read More »

Mobile Phone Panel Surveys in Developing Countries : A Practical Guide for Microdata Collection

Household survey data are very useful for monitoring living conditions of citizens of any country. In developing countries, a lot of this data are collected through “traditional” face-to-face household surveys. Due to the remote and dispersed nature of many populations in developing countries, but also because of the complex nature of many survey questionnaires, collection of timely welfare… Read More »

Mobile Media Learning – Book

Seann Dikkers, John Martin, Bob Coulter et al. 2012 Mobile Media Learning: Amazing Uses of Mobile Devices for Learning Mobile Media Learning shares innovative uses of mobile technology for learning in a variety of settings. From camps to classrooms, parks to playgrounds, libraries to landmarks, Mobile Media Learning shows […] In addition, Mobile Media Learning shares tips, guides,… Read More »

Your Guide to the Theory and Practice of Online Teaching and Learning

Get the free ebook The Theory and Practice of Online Teaching and Learning: A Guide for Academic Professionals, brought to you by Routledge Education and featuring hand-picked content from some of our leading titles. In spite of its growing popularity, teaching online remains largely uncharted territory for many educators. In creating The Theory and Practice of Online Teaching… Read More »

Mobile Learning in Context

Contributing Editor, Janet Clarey When people talk about customary approaches to eLearning, they usually envision self-paced courses, tutorials, and synchronous virtual classroom training. Still popular after 20 years, this “traditional” type of eLearning is typically designed and structured as a formal solution. It originated in one-way […] Mobile learning, on the other hand, originated in two-way communication (web… Read More »

It’s Here! The NMC Horizon Report > 2015 HiEd Edition

The NMC and EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI) are jointly releasing the NMC Horizon Report > 2015 Higher Education Edition in a special session at the 2015 ELI Annual Meeting. The 12th edition describes annual findings from the NMC Horizon Project, an ongoing research project designed to identify and describe […] Click here to view original web page at… Read More »

Mobile pedagogy for English language teaching: a guide for teachers by Agnes Kukulska-Hulme, Lucy Norris and Jim Donohue

Contents 1. Introduction………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….2 2. About the project…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………3 3. Acknowledgements……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..4 4. Opening address to teachers……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..5 5. A framework for mobile assisted language teaching and learning………………………………………………………..7 6. How does the framework relate to a lesson? …………………………………………………………………………………………10 7. Ways to implement mobile pedagogy………………………………………………………………………………………………………13 8. Caution: some important considerations………………………………………………………………………………………………..22 9. Further practical lesson and home learning ideas…………………………………………………………………………………26 10. Further resources, apps and… Read More »

Abstract Announcement for International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning (IJMBL) 6(4)

International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning (IJMBL) An Official Publication of the Information Resources Management Association and the International Association for Mobile Learning Published: Quarterly in Print and Electronically ISSN: 1941-8647; EISSN: 1941-8655; Published by IGI Global Publishing, Hershey, USA www.igi-global.com/ijmbl […] ARTICLE 1 A Mobile Learning Overview by Timeline and Mind Map David Parsons (Massey University,… Read More »

Mobile as a Mainstream – Towards Future Challenges in Mobile Learning

Marco Kalz, Yasemin Bayyurt, Marcus Specht (Eds.) Mobile as Mainstream – Towards Future Challenges in Mobile Learning 13th World Conference on Mobile and Contextual Learning, mLearn 2014 Istanbul, Turkey, November 3-5, 2014 Proceedings Table of contents (36 chapters) See at http://link.springer.com/book/10.1007%2F978-3-319-13416-1   Click here to view original web page at link.springer.com

TIRF newsletter: Mobile-Assisted Language Learning

TIRF (The International Research Foundation) has released this newsletter with six papers exploring the current state of Mobile-Assisted Language Learning (MALL). These papers are a significant contribution to the field. Michael Carrier in his introduction to the newsletter says: ‘The use of mobile and handheld technology is growing exponentially in language education, and it is clear that much… Read More »