Visions About Mobile Technologies in Elementary Education
Mobile and wireless communication technologies are developing rapidly. These technologies could be used to support a pedagogical meaningful, place-and-time independent learning process. At the Pori School of Technology and Economics, Finland, we have started a research and development project in wireless communication’s capabilities in primary and early childhood education. In this paper we present a scenario for a problem-based learning in the wireless environment. The mobile devices may become a major communication devices within all kinds of electronic communication and they might displace traditional computer networks in some areas of learning. These technologies have to evaluate today in order to implement the next generation mobile eLearning.
Keywordslearning environments mobile communication future visions elementary education
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