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mLearning: Mobile Learning and Performance in the Palm of Your Hand by David S. Metcalf II, John M. De Marco

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Chapter Eleven:

mLearning Implications for Next Generation Technologies

So what can we expect from the next generation of mLearning?

Exciting areas of location-aware learning, augmented reality, mobile collaboration, mobile gaming and simulation, and expert location await us. These are joined by richer use of media; decision support tools; and deeper access into enterprise systems and elements of performance support. These have a much more robust capability on the back end server side of the equation, and provide an elegant, small, and simplified subset of information on the handheld device itself.

During our final sections, we will take a look in greater detail at these opportunities and other areas of interest. We will also explore new devices ...

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