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Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia Vol. 15, No. 3 (July 2006) pp. 349–369
With the intention of defining an initial research agenda for discipline-specific factors in the usability of e-learning websites, this article focuses on the example of foreign language learning. First, general notions and concepts of usability are ...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2004 (2004) pp. 4235–4242
This paper explores the usability of e-learning websites, with particular reference to foreign language learning. Notions and concepts of usability are analyzed, and a definition of 'pedagogical usability' is proposed. The key issue is whether there ...
How should the higher education workforce adapt to advancements in technology for teaching and learning?
Internet and Higher Education Vol. 15, No. 4 (October 2012) pp. 247–254
In a time of change, higher education is in the position of having to adapt to external conditions created by widespread adoption of popular technologies such as social media, social networking services and mobile devices. For faculty members, there ...
International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning Vol. 8, No. 2 (Jun 09, 2007)
The successful development of mobile learning is dependent on human factors in the use of new mobile and wireless technologies. The majority of mobile learning activity continues to take place on devices that were not designed with educational...
Journal of Learning Design Vol. 2, No. 1 (2007) pp. 52–65
The paper addresses the question of how to design for learning taking place on mobile and wireless devices. The authors argue that learning activity designers need to consider the characteristics of mobile learning; at the same time, it is vital to...
Journal of Computing in Higher Education Vol. 20, No. 2 (November 2008) pp. 35–47
A major barrier to the uptake and integration of mobile technologies in teaching and learning is the lack of personal experience of mobile learning on the part of those involved in teaching and in the preparation of materials and methods of learner...
An Overview of Mobile Assisted Language Learning: From Content Delivery to Supported Collaboration and Interaction
ReCALL Vol. 20, No. 3 (September 2008) pp. 271–289
Mobile learning is undergoing rapid evolution. While early generations of mobile learning tended to propose activities that were carefully crafted by educators and technologists, learners are increasingly motivated by their personal learning needs,...
ReCALL Vol. 21, No. 2 (May 2009) pp. 157–165
The use of mobile phones and other portable devices is beginning to have an impact on how learning takes place in many disciplines and contexts, including language learning. Learners who are not dependent on access to fixed computers can engage in...
Journal of Educational Media Vol. 29, No. 2 (July 2004) pp. 125–137
The paper gives a brief overview of the use of digital video in distance education, the background to The Open University's Digital Video Applications (DiVA) Project, the contexts in which the Digital Video Library system is being used and some...
Educational Technology & Society Vol. 13, No. 4 (2010) pp. 4–14
The paper analyzes the globally recognized cultural move towards a more learner-centred education and discusses the implications for the adoption of mobile technologies and design for learning. Current expectations vis-a-vis learner attributes,...
Journal of Educational Media Vol. 24, No. 2 (1999) pp. 131–36
Reports on an Open University evaluation study of the Informedia Digital Video Library System developed at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU). Findings indicate that there is definite potential for using the system, provided that certain modifications ...
On the Spot: Using Mobile Devices for Listening and Speaking Practice on a French Language Programme
Open Learning Vol. 25, No. 3 (November 2010) pp. 217–232
This paper presents and discusses the initial findings of a mobile language learning project undertaken in the context of an undergraduate distance-learning French language programme at The Open University (UK). The overall objective of the project...
Agnes Kukulska-Hulme; Elaine Beirne; Gráinne Conole; Eamon Costello; Tim Coughlan; Rebecca Ferguson; Elizabeth FitzGerald; Mark Gaved; Christothea Herodotou; Wayne Holmes; Conchúr Mac Lochlain; Mairéad Nic Giolla Mhichíl; Bart Rienties; Julia Sargent; Eileen Scanlon; Mike Sharples; Denise Whitelock
(2020) pp. 1–49
This series of reports explores new forms of teaching, learning, and assessment for an interactive world, to guide teachers and policy makers in productive innovation. This eighth report proposes ten innovations that are already in currency but have ...
British Educational Research Journal Vol. 39, No. 2 (April 2013) pp. 222–247
This paper focuses on the use of mobile technologies in relation to the aims of the European Union's Lifelong Learning programme. First, we explain the background to the notion of mobile lifelong learning. We then present a methodological framework...
Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 23, No. 1 (Jan 01, 2007)
Fifty-seven alumni of a global Masters program participated in research into their use of mobile devices. Drawing on questionnaire and interview data, the paper examines how far the devices were embedded in the personal and professional lives of...
International Conference on Mobile Learning 2014 (2014)
This paper discusses how the particular features of mobile learning can be harnessed to provide new informal learning opportunities in relation to context aware and location based learning. The MASELTOV project is developing representations of an...
The EUROCALL Review Vol. 24, No. 1 (2016) pp. 10–24
Most of the literature on mobile language learning is located in classroom contexts, and often concerns the use of resources developed by teachers or researchers. However, we also need to understand learner initiated practices, in informal as well...
Studies in the Education of Adults Vol. 49, No. 2 (2017) pp. 228–252
The challenge of supporting immigrant language-learning and social integration has increased recently, leading to initiatives and projects that aim to provide assistance, including using smartphones in the course of daily activities. However, most...
Exploring Learners' and Teacher's Participation in Online Non-Formal Project-Based Language Learning
International Journal of Computer-Assisted Language Learning and Teaching Vol. 8, No. 3 (July 2018) pp. 73–90
This article reports on the implementation of online project-based language learning in a non-formal educational context. Project-based learning may enable additional out-of-class language practice and digital technologies can support this activity, ...
Agnes Kukulska-Hulme; Ana Carvalho; David Kennedy; John Pettit; Linda Bradley; Anthony Herrington; Aisha Walker
International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning Vol. 3, No. 1 (January 2011) pp. 18–52
The paper reports on research concerned with learners’ uses of mobile technologies based on an international survey that targeted students registered in selected master’s and doctoral programmes in Australia, Hong Kong, Portugal, Sweden, and the...
International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning Vol. 1, No. 1 (January 2009) pp. 13–35
In the evolving landscape of mobile learning, European researchers have conducted significant mobile learning projects, representing a distinct perspective on mobile learning research and development. Our article aims to explore how these projects...
Despite efforts to increase participation in education across the globe, it remains an inaccessible right for millions of children and adults. Mobile learning, and specifically 'mobile assistance', can provide personal support to learners when...
Italian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 16, No. 2 (Jan 01, 2008) p. 22
Riflessioni sul rapporto fra le tecnologie mobile e la didattica, con particolare attenzione ai risultati ottenuti da alcuni studi sperimentali sul mobile learning. Viene analizzata l\u2019usabilita\u2019 dei dispositivi mobili nella formazione a...
(Oct 11, 2020) pp. 123–124
This workshop provides an opportunity to consider and to explore, collectively and critically, the advent of Intelligent Assistants (IAs) from the user perspective in the context of teaching and learning. IAs such as Siri, Google Assistant, Alexa,...
International Journal of Lifelong Education Vol. 33, No. 2 (2014) pp. 161–182
Mobile technologies are becoming ubiquitous in education, yet the wider implications of this phenomenon are not well understood. The paper discusses how mobile lifelong learning (mLLL) may be defined, and the challenges of forging a suitable...
Italian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 16, No. 2 (Jan 01, 2008) p. 4
Descrizione, da una prospettiva europea, dell\u2019innovazione nel settore del mobile learning e l\u2019utilizzabilita\u2019 del mobile learning in contesti educativi. Vengono illustrate i principali progetti europei di m-learning e si esamina le...
Creating Coherent Incidental Learning Journeys on Smartphones Using Feedback and Progress Indicators: The SCAMP Framework
Ann Jones; Mark Gaved; Agnes Kukulska-Hulme; Eileen Scanlon; Charlie Pearson; Petros Lameras; Ian Dunwell; Jan Jones
International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning Vol. 6, No. 4 (October 2014) pp. 75–92
Although the motivating role of feedback and progress indicators is understood in formal learning, their role in supporting incidental mobile learning is less well understood. In this paper we argue that well-designed feedback and progress...