Peer learning and knowledge sharing for distance learning students using mobile phones

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Niall Winters, London Knowledge Lab Olajide Jolugbo, London Knowledge Lab Micah Matiangi and Caroline Mbindyo, African Medical and Research Foundation Chris Joynes, London International Development Centre TRA6 Winters (Final Report) Presentation slides and audio from RIDE2012 conference: Abstract Mobile phones, including smartphones, are becoming ubiquitous even in resource poor countries. Their size and portability make … Continue reading

Developing an educational model for delivery and support of postgraduate distance learning in Southern Africa that incorporates m-learning

  Jon Gregson, Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex TRA1 J Gregson (Final Report) [pdf, 2.23kb]   SUMMARY: This project set out to explore how mobile learning could enhance the developing model of distance learning, used within the Centre for Development, Environment and Policy (CeDEP), SOAS.  CeDEP offers postgraduate distance learning courses focused on … Continue reading

Supporting collaborative groupwork using mobile phones in distance education

Dr Niall Winters, London Knowledge Lab, Institute of Education Research team: Yishay Mor, London Knowledge Lab, Institute of Education TRA3 N Winters (Final Report) [pdf, 865kb] ABSTRACT: Mobile learning and online distance education have both benefited from the increasing sophistication of pedagogical practices and technical developments over the last number of years. However, as each … Continue reading