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Is Mobile Learning Heading A Wrong Way?

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  • Mugurel PATRICHI

    () (Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University of Iaşi, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Doctoral School of Economics)

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Mobile technologies are commonplace in our society, with more than 4.5 billion mobile cellulars registered worldwide in 2009. With so much available equipment, learning solutions providers have a long history of experiments concerning the delivery of information to a specific user, preferable in any location he might be. However recent surveys or position stances assumed by teachers, trainers or authors seem to indicate that behind mobile learning discussions lays a very immobile reality.

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  • Mugurel PATRICHI, 2010. "Is Mobile Learning Heading A Wrong Way?," Review of Economic and Business Studies, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, issue 6, pages 269-282, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:aic:revebs:y:2011:i:6:patrichim
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    Keywords

    mobile learning; M-Learning; E-Learning; M-Learning detractors;

    JEL classification:

    • D83 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - Search; Learning; Information and Knowledge; Communication; Belief; Unawareness
    • Q55 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Environmental Economics - - - Environmental Economics: Technological Innovation

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