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  • 1. The Strengths and Challenges ofMobile Learning
    • An #ontmeetup Live Discussion
  • August 24th, 2009

2. Mobile Learning

  • What is it?
  • Any sort of learning that happens when the learner is not at a fixed, predetermined location, or learning that happens when the learner takes advantage of the learning opportunities offered by mobile technologies.
          • - Wikipedia article on mLearning


  • is about communicating.

Mobile Learning http://www.photos8.com/living_room_telephone-wallpapers.html 4. Mobile Learning http://www.photos8.com/old_chain-wallpapers.html is about connecting. 5. Mobile Learning Text http://www.photos8.com/compass_and_thermometer-wallpapers.html is learning on location & just-in-time. 6. What the Critics Say...

  • Too Distracting

Makes Cheating Easier Devices/Connection Expensive Increases Bullying Issues of Theft Over-reliance on Internet 7. Have your say... 8. When is it Appropriate

  • for students to use mobile devices?

9. When is it Inappropriate

  • for students to use mobile devices?

10. When Should an AUP

  • contain when referencing mobile devices?

11. Image licensed under Creative Commons by Jared Klett: http://www.flickr.com/photos/geek-boy/74191190/