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Mobile Learning by Mind Map: Mobile Learning

1. Definition

1.1. - 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.

2. Characteristics

2.1. Mobile

2.1.1. It is also collaborative; sharing is almost instantaneous among everyone using the same content, which leads to the reception of instant feedback and tips.

2.2. Accessible

2.2.1. - Convenient in the sense that it is from virtually anywhere. Provides access to all the different learning materials available

2.3. Collaborative

2.3.1. Sharing is almost instantaneous among everyone using the same content, which leads to the reception of instant feedback and tips.

3. Benefits

3.1. Brings new technology into the classroom. Light-weight device compare to books, PCs, etc. Mobile learning could be utilised as part of a learning approach which uses different types of activities (or a blended learning approach). Mobile learning supports the learning process rather than being integral to it. Mobile learning needs to be used appropriately, according to the groups of students involved.