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Association for Learning Technology Journal

November 2009 Volume 17, Number 3

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Number of articles: 6

  1. Towards an Understanding of the Virtual Context in Mobile Learning

    Sarah Cornelius & Phil Marston

    Much of the literature theorising mobile learning emphasises the importance of context with physical and social contexts identified to date. Our work to design and implement authentic mobile... More

    pp. 161-172

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  2. A Case of a Laptop Learning Campus: How Do Technology Choices Affect Perceptions?

    Jennifer Percival & Nathan Percival

    Laptop learning programs have been developed to create ubiquitous online learning environments. Given the infancy of many programs, there is little understanding of aspects of the program are... More

    pp. 173-186

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  3. Situated Learning in the Mobile Age: Mobile Devices on a Field Trip to the Sea

    Vanessa D. I. Pfeiffer, Sven Gemballa, Halszka Jarodzka, Katharina Scheiter & Peter Gerjets

    This study focuses on learning about fish biodiversity via mobile devices in a situated learning scenario. Mobile devices do not only facilitate relating the presented information to the real world... More

    pp. 187-199

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  4. How Can Mobile SMS Communication Support and Enhance a First Year Undergraduate Learning Environment?

    Geraldine Jones, Gabriele Edwards & Alan Reid

    In this paper we discuss a case study investigating how the academic and personal development of first year students on an undergraduate sports education degree can be supported and enhanced with... More

    pp. 201-218

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  5. The Value of Using Short-Format Podcasts to Enhance Learning and Teaching

    Catherine Sutton-Brady, Karen M. Scott, Lucy Taylor, Giuseppe Carabetta & Steve Clark

    This paper presents the findings of a podcasting trial held in 2007-2008 within the Faculty of Economics and Business at the University of Sydney, Australia. The trial investigates the value of... More

    pp. 219-232

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  6. Mobile Learning for Teacher Professional Learning: Benefits, Obstacles and Issues

    Peter Aubusson, Sandy Schuck & Kevin Burden

    This paper reflects on the role of mobile learning in teachers' professional learning. It argues that effective professional learning requires reflection and collaboration and that mobile learning ... More

    pp. 233-247

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