SMS-Based Mobile Learning

SMS-Based Mobile Learning

K. Petrova (Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand)
Copyright: © 2007 |Pages: 7
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59904-002-8.ch151
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SMS (short message service, or text messaging) is an extremely popular and still growing 2G mobile data service, especially with young adults (Finn, 2004; Prensky, 2005; MMA, 2006; Grinter & Eldridge, 2003), which makes it suitable as a learning technology. This short article presents and illustrates the concepts of SMS-enabled m-learning, describing a series of SMS learning scenarios derived from the literature. The defining features of the scenarios are identified and discussed, including future trends.

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