Tag Archives: mlearning

Five Types of Mobile Learning (via Teaching with Classroom Response Systems blog)

The blog entry on the Teaching with Classroom Response Systems blog titled "Five Types of Mobile Learning" discusses how a mobile phone could be used in the classroom five different ways. One way is to use the mobile phones like "clicker" devices, a device that can respond and enter an answer to a poll asked by the professor to the students. Other ways discussed on how to use a mobile phone in the classroom are that it can be a way students can connect with each other or a way a professor can deliver material to students (via a podcast, text notes or online video lectures). If you would like to read more about ways you can use mobile learning in the classroom, click on the link below:


Cells Phones, Learning, and the Future

An article in the New Zealand Herald titled "Learning by cellphone pushes the boundaries" (by Jacqueline Smith) discussed how mobile phone technology will change the way instructors teach to students and how students produce class material and view it. The advances in mobile phones will push the field of m-learning. There are even talks of the use of holograms delivering a lecture via a mobile phone (since mobile phone as early as next year will have a projector built into them). To read more, click on the link below:


Free iPhone App for Chinese Language Review: ChinesePod

chinesepod_logo.jpgChinesePod (by Praxis Language) is a free iPhone app that is” an integrated Chinese dictionary and flashcard system designed for ‘fast launch, and short use’.” It also has example sentences and audio (this is for context purposes).  To learn more about the app, click on the link below to visit the iTunes app store: