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Page: 1380 (abstract only)
Publication year: 2010
ISBN: 978-84-613-9386-2
ISSN: 2340-1117

Conference name: 2nd International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies
Dates: 5-7 July, 2010
Location: Barcelona, Spain

MOBILE LEARNING APPLICATIONS AND PRACTICE IN TURKEY

F. Cakmak1, D. Ozceylan2

1Mersin University (TURKEY)
2Sakarya University (TURKEY)
In recent decades, being referred as an alternative, innovative and emerging issue; mobile learning has become well-recognized in the area of education. There have been some attempts to develop applications and teaching pedagogy so as to gain better understanding of mobile learning and practice.

The present study aims to describe the current situation of mobile learning in Turkey, briefly summarizing the implementation policies, political, socio-cultural (readiness to innovation, and conceptualization of mobile learning), and economical challenges as well as limitations as regards usability factor (connectivity, limited interaction possibilities, screen resolutions and so forth). It highlights the existing applications so as to exemplify how Turkey takes part in mobile learning. With the data about learner profiles; categories of applications emerged and national and international projects being done, future mobile projections for life long learning, the results indicate that Turkey has been involved in mobile learning applications and practice.
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author = {Cakmak, F. and Ozceylan, D.},
title = {MOBILE LEARNING APPLICATIONS AND PRACTICE IN TURKEY},
series = {2nd International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies},
booktitle = {EDULEARN10 Proceedings},
isbn = {978-84-613-9386-2},
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month = {5-7 July, 2010},
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F. Cakmak, D. Ozceylan (2010) MOBILE LEARNING APPLICATIONS AND PRACTICE IN TURKEY, EDULEARN10 Proceedings, p. 1380.
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