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Mobile learners: who are they and who will they become?

Kukulska-Hulme, Agnes (2013). Mobile learners: who are they and who will they become? In: Berge, Zane L. and Muilenburg, Lin Y. eds. Handbook of Mobile Learning. New York: Routledge, pp. 145–154.

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Abstract

It is instructive to identify who has been targeted in mobile learning initiatives and projects over the years, and to recognize that some groups of learners have attracted less attention than others. The chapter provides an analysis of target learner groups in reported mobile learning projects and studies, as reflected in ten years of mLearn conference proceedings. The analysis reveals seven key target learner groupings. The author observes that five other possible target groups are largely missing from this literature. This realization should help the mobile learning research community and other stakeholders to develop more transparent and thoughtful educational futures.

Item Type: Book Section
Copyright Holders: 2013 Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 0-415-50369-8, 978-0-415-50369-3
Keywords: mobile learning
Academic Unit/School: Learning Teaching and Innovation (LTI) > Institute of Educational Technology (IET)
Learning Teaching and Innovation (LTI)
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)
Item ID: 39024
Depositing User: Agnes Kukulska-Hulme
Date Deposited: 19 Nov 2013 09:59
Last Modified: 07 Feb 2017 11:21
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/39024
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