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Mastering Mobile Learning by Chad Udell

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Chapter 24Using Mobile Devices as Research Tools

Gary Woodill

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Because traditional e-learning has mostly been about presentations and activities designed by expert instructors, distributed to learners via desktop and laptop screens, we tend to forget the power of the multidirectional capabilities of mobile devices.

Mobile phones are not just for phone calls, and tablets are not just for viewing materials; both can also be used to collect data in several different formats and send them to a central server or to other people. With a server and appropriate software, the data can be aggregated and analyzed, with tables and visualizations automatically ...

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