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Abstract

The domain of learning context for people with special needs is a big challenge for digital media in education. Usage of mobile technology is growing, and it affects other technologies by bringing in new innovation and methods. The reason for this growth is not only ease of use and mobility, but also improvements in interaction and functionality in different contexts. Meanwhile, the difference between cell phones and handheld computers is becoming less and less evident. Such convergence offers the opportunity of ubiquitous learning “anytime, anywhere”, so that the learners do not have to wait for a fixed time and place for learning to take place. Mobile learning can be seen as a bridge between higher level of abstracted knowledge and practical experiences, which supports the personalization in a learning process.

Keywords

Personalization Mobile Learning Inclusive Design Learning Disabilities 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Saeed Zare
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  1. 1.Digital Media in EducationUniversity of BremenBremenGermany

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