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Mobile Learning (m-learning)

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How would you define Mobile Learning, or m-learning? Is it defined by the device, the application, how it is integrated into the educational landscape or something else? The three resources below, from the 7 Things You Should Know series from the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI), try to bring clarity to this expansive yet potentially transformative topic:

  1. Mobile Apps for Learning (PDF)
  2. iPad Apps for Learning (PDF)
  3. Android (PDF)

With the following quote in mind, check out some of the mobile learning pilots and projects happening within the University of Minnesota system:

"Applications that live in the spaces where education and entertainment overlap can capture the imagination, enticing students to learn on their own."

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