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Title M-learning as a Trend
Author Jan Beseda, Zbynek Machat, Lukas Palecek
Abstract This article summarizes the current development in the field of mobile learning and contextualizes it in relation to technology proliferation and user capabilities and expectations. The first part focuses on the term itself while the second section gives numbers on mobile technology proliferation in relation to particular age-groups. Part three deals with users’ abilities and expectations in relation to their unprecedented exposition to technologies terms of “network” and “tactile” generations reintroduced here. Authors conclude that widely accessible technologies and connectivity enable feasible modes of instruction delivery. The final part looks at some promising trends and technologies and suggests questions for further research.
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Keywords M-learning, net generation, tactile generation
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