Thursday, June 29, 2006

Mobile Technologies and Learning

Mobile Technologies and Learning: A Technology Update and M-Learning Project.

by Jill Attewell

Free publication of the Learning and Skills Network, UK, 2005

This is a report of one of the largest research projects undertaken on mobile learning and its use to engage young people who have become disengaged learners. It involved 250 young people (aged 16-24) in the UK, Italy and Sweden.

The "m-learning" project aimed to investigate "whether mobile technologies might engage 'hard to reach' young people (the NEETs' group) in learning and offer help to those with literacy and numeracy problems".

There is an excellent news report of this project that gives an overview of its goals, processes and successful outcomes at:

The full PDF report (176Kb) can be downloaded free by CLICKING HERE.


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