Mobile Learning for the Hard-to-Reach: "Let's try to develop devices that will really enable learning"

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Mobile Learning for the Hard-to-Reach: "Let's try to develop devices that will really enable learning"

Mobile Learning for the Hard-to-Reach: "Let's try to develop devices that will really enable learning"

Chaired by

Prof. John TRAXLER

Organization: 
University of Wolverhampton
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Speakers

Ms. Shabnam AGGARWAL

Organization: 
The Teach Tour
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Ms. Laurie BUTGEREIT

Organization: 
Internet of Things Engineering Group
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Prof. Tim UNWIN

Organization: 
Royal Holloway, University of London and UNESCO
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As mobile phones are increasingly affordable and accessible around the world, they are seen as a key technology for bringing educational opportunities to even the most marginalized populations. Yet there a still a number of challenges.  For example, the cost of mobile phones is still prohibitive for many of the poorest.  Moreover, there is still a lot of work to be done in ensuring that technologies can really enable learning, and in understanding how mobile learning can respond to the needs of different kinds of users.

Part 1: Introduction


Part 2: Identifying Hard to Reach Populations


Part 3: Overcoming Barriers and Constraints

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