When we say Mobile Learning technologies, it is generally a blanket term which also includes other hand-held devices like MP3 players, mobile phones, smartphones, tablets and phablets (a tablet which can also operate as a calling device). The feature that Mobile Learning focuses the most is on providing the learners a flexibility of time and place. The content must be made available for access according to the ease and convenience of the learner. In this tutorial, we will discuss in detail about the benefits of Mobile Learning and how it helps various educational institutions to expand their diverse services.
Mobile Learning allows educational institutions to expand their educational services beyond the boundaries of their classrooms right into the reading rooms of their learners. Many institutions are tying up with such platforms that can help provide their content as per the availability of the user. This is also an attractive platform to attract students and teachers towards education.
Before proceeding with this tutorial, you are expected to know the basics of social learning and collaborative online efforts.