The prospects for mobile learning
(Introductory chapter of Prospects journal issue on mobile learning)
By Professor John Traxler and myself
Mobile Report April 2014
Innovations out of Africa: The emergence, challenges and potential of the Kenyan Tech Ecosystem
a report by Julia manske published by the Vodafone Institute for Society and Communications
Pearson’s Learning Curve 2014 report makes a few references to mobile, in particular:
- Mobile technology can help overcome some obstacles to adult learning in the developing world, e.g. especially surrounding limited access to educational materials. But mobile is no panacea.
- In its working paper series on mobile learning, UNESCO makes clear that the full potential of using mobile technologies in education is yet to be realised.