Developing a method for a holistic design of mobile learning

 

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dc.contributor.author Stanton, Genevieve en_ZA
dc.date.accessioned 2014-10-17T10:06:22Z
dc.date.available 2014-10-17T10:06:22Z
dc.date.issued 2014 en_ZA
dc.identifier.citation Stanton, G. 2014. Developing a method for a holistic design of mobile learning. University of Cape Town. en_ZA
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/11427/8501
dc.description Includes bibliographical references. en_ZA
dc.description.abstract Mobile learning provides unique learning experiences for learners in both formal and informal environments, supporting various pedagogies with the unique characteristics that are afforded by mobile technology. Mobile learning, as a growing topic of interest, brings challenges of design for teachers and course designers alike. Current research on mobile learning has covered various aspects such as personalisation, context sensitivity, ubiquity and pedagogy. While existing theories and findings are valuable to the understanding of mobile learning, they are fragmented and separate, and need to be understood within the broader mobile learning paradigm. This dissertation unifies existing theories into a method for mobile learning design that can be generalised across mobile learning applications. This method develops from a strategy. By seeking objectives, identifying different approaches to learning and understanding the context in which the course will exist; the method helps to guide the content, delivery and structure of the course towards a successful implementation that is evaluated against the initial objectives set out. en_ZA
dc.language.iso eng en_ZA
dc.title Developing a method for a holistic design of mobile learning en_ZA
dc.type Master Thesis
uct.type.publication Research en_ZA
uct.type.resource Thesis en_ZA
dc.publisher.institution University of Cape Town
dc.publisher.faculty Faculty of Commerce en_ZA
dc.publisher.department Department of Information Systems en_ZA
dc.type.qualificationlevel Masters
dc.type.qualificationname MCom en_ZA
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dc.identifier.apacitation Stanton, G. (2014). <i>Developing a method for a holistic design of mobile learning</i>. (Thesis). University of Cape Town ,Faculty of Commerce ,Department of Information Systems. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/11427/8501 en_ZA
dc.identifier.chicagocitation Stanton, Genevieve. <i>"Developing a method for a holistic design of mobile learning."</i> Thesis., University of Cape Town ,Faculty of Commerce ,Department of Information Systems, 2014. http://hdl.handle.net/11427/8501 en_ZA
dc.identifier.vancouvercitation Stanton G. Developing a method for a holistic design of mobile learning. [Thesis]. University of Cape Town ,Faculty of Commerce ,Department of Information Systems, 2014 [cited yyyy month dd]. Available from: http://hdl.handle.net/11427/8501 en_ZA
dc.identifier.ris TY - Thesis / Dissertation AU - Stanton, Genevieve AB - Mobile learning provides unique learning experiences for learners in both formal and informal environments, supporting various pedagogies with the unique characteristics that are afforded by mobile technology. Mobile learning, as a growing topic of interest, brings challenges of design for teachers and course designers alike. Current research on mobile learning has covered various aspects such as personalisation, context sensitivity, ubiquity and pedagogy. While existing theories and findings are valuable to the understanding of mobile learning, they are fragmented and separate, and need to be understood within the broader mobile learning paradigm. This dissertation unifies existing theories into a method for mobile learning design that can be generalised across mobile learning applications. This method develops from a strategy. By seeking objectives, identifying different approaches to learning and understanding the context in which the course will exist; the method helps to guide the content, delivery and structure of the course towards a successful implementation that is evaluated against the initial objectives set out. DA - 2014 DB - OpenUCT DP - University of Cape Town LK - https://open.uct.ac.za PB - University of Cape Town PY - 2014 T1 - Developing a method for a holistic design of mobile learning TI - Developing a method for a holistic design of mobile learning UR - http://hdl.handle.net/11427/8501 ER - en_ZA


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