mobile learning (m-learning)
Mobile learning (m-learning) is education via the Internet or network using personal mobile devices, such as tablets and smartphones to obtain learning materials through mobile apps, social interactions and online educational hubs. It is flexible, allowing students access to education anywhere, anytime.
Mobile learning provides a way for educational institutions to deliver knowledge and educational content to students on any platform, anyplace and at the time of need. Students use mobile apps and tools to complete and upload assignments to teachers, download course instruction and work in online social groups to complete tasks.
The phrase mobile learning is most often used to describe the technology — the mobile devices and apps used in the classroom, however it may also be used to describe the support of always-on learning with mobile technology.
Recommended Reading: Webopedia's e-learning definition.
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