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What is Learning (M-Learning)

Handbook of Research on Instructional Systems and Technology
M-learning is a new paradigm of delivering learning material to small-sized mobile devices such as cell phones, PDAs or even IPods.
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A Review of Emerging Technological Trends in E-Learning
Furkan Tari (University of Maryland, Baltimore County, USA)
Copyright: © 2008 |Pages: 12
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59904-865-9.ch052
Advances in information technology and the redefined web trigger a holistic view of learning process. The objective of this study is to provide a conceptual view of how various technologies can be used to maximize learning outcomes through e-learning. Among the trends investigated in this study are, XML and semantic Web, content-based video indexing, personalized, intelligent Web tutoring, and m-learning. In addition to these technologies, a brief review of some of the key behavioral issues is presented. For researchers and developers interested in maximizing the learning outcome through e-learning technologies, the paper provides a taxonomy of these trends along with a framework for future designs.
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