Mobile devices are quickly becoming ubiquitous technology and are increasingly being used for educational purposes. As alluded to in the preceding article by Leslie Kirshaw, there are strongly differing opinions regarding the utility of mobile devices in a learning context. Here, authors Metcalf and Ahmad provide a hearty debate about how to approach mobile learning, where it fits in the learning landscape, and what devices and access points enable mobile learning. Drs. Metcalf and Ahmad, both known for their research and work in the mobile learning field, have an exchange on important decision-making aspects.
Mobile learning, or m-learning, is a fast-emerging field and ...