Trends in Mobile Learning: 2010–2017

  • Moonsun ChoiEmail author
  • Dean Cristol
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This chapter discusses definitions of mobile learning and presents a synopsis of theoretical frameworks applied to mobile learning research from 2010 to 2017. Drawing upon an analytical process used in the e-learning field by Shih et al. (2011) and Wu et al. (2012), this systematic review is useful as an introductory reference for researchers as they design mobile learning research. This chapter summarizes current theoretical perspectives and identifies recent mobile learning research purposes, outcomes, and methodology.


Mobile learning M-learning E-learning Research trends 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Center on Education and Training for EmploymentThe Ohio State UniversityColumbusUSA
  2. 2.Department of Teaching and LearningThe Ohio State UniversityLimaUSA

Section editors and affiliations

  • Belinda Gimbert
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  1. 1.Department of Educational StudiesThe Ohio State UniversityColumbusUSA

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