The Challenges and Opportunities of M-Learning

An excellent and informative article has been published by Tanya Elias from Athabasca University, Canada called ‘Universal Instructional Design Principles for Mobile Learning’ on the IRRODL.

Abstract: The report extends a previous analysis of universal instructional design principles in distance education by applying them to the design of mobile learning. Eight principles with particular relevance for distance education are selected, and their recommendations are discussed in relation to the design of educational materials for a range of mobile devices.

The problems and opportunities of mobile learning are discussed as is the need for educators to focus on content design issues rather than on searching for the next new technology.

Read the Full Article Here

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