mlearn project

Charles Sturt University's Mobile Learning Project

27 Benefits of Mobile Learning

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As a starting point for mobile learning it great to see this recent review of research on mobile learning by Dr. Naomi Norman.

  1. Convenience (learning location)
  2. Convenience (timely learning)
  3. Reassurance
  4. Flexibility
  5. Relevance
  6. Control of learning
  7. Quick and easy access to information
  8. Quick and easy communication
  9. Easy knowledge sharing
  10. Improved learner confidence
  11. Supported decision making
  12. Improved care
  13. Fits many learning styles
  14. Choice
  15. Good use of ‘dead time’
  16. Lends itself to informal learning
  17. Convenience (assessment location)
  18. Convenience (timely assessment)
  19. Easy evidence collection (for e-portfolios)
  20. Immediacy of assessment feedback
  21. Easy reference to previous assessments
  22. Easy repeating self-assessment
  23. Easy contact with mentors
  24. Consistency
  25. Efficiency and cost savings
  26. Wide reach
  27. Appeal across the board

via – The Mobile Learning Edge – Thanks!


Author: Tim Klapdor

Passionate about good design, motivated by the power of media and enchanted by the opportunities of technology.

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