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© 2014

Mobile Learning

Languages, Literacies and Cultures

Book

Part of the New Language Learning and Teaching Environments book series (NLLTE)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Mark Pegrum
    Pages 1-23
  3. Mark Pegrum
    Pages 24-51
  4. Mark Pegrum
    Pages 52-87
  5. Mark Pegrum
    Pages 127-156
  6. Mark Pegrum
    Pages 157-187
  7. Mark Pegrum
    Pages 188-217
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 218-257

About this book

Introduction

This book explores the use of mobile devices for teaching and learning language and literacies, investigating the ways in which these technologies open up new educational possibilities. Pegrum builds up a rich picture of contemporary mobile learning and outlines of likely future developments.

Keywords

Mobile mobile learning m-learning smart devices smartphones tablets language literacy literacies digital literacies 21st century literacies/skills social justice ICT4D M4D developed world developing world learning mobile Learning

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Graduate School of EducationThe University of Western AustraliaAustralia

About the authors

Mark Pegrum is an associate professor in the Faculty of Education at The University of Western Australia. His teaching and research are focused on e-learning and mobile learning. He teaches in Perth, Hong Kong and Singapore, and regularly gives presentations and runs seminars in Australia and New Zealand, East and Southeast Asia, and the UK and Europe.

Bibliographic information

Reviews

"Technology evolves rapidly, but our ability to utilise it effectively takes time to refine. This book provides a valuable pathway through the pedagogy, methodology and mindset of mobile learning, and is a must for educators and practitioners." - Julian Stodd, Learning Consultant

"An excellent, well-researched account of mobile-assisted language learning, illustrated with helpful case studies and vignettes of m-learning projects from around the world."- Nicky Hockly, Director of Pedagogy, The Consultants-E