Mobile learning in a Global Context: a training analysis

A. Murphy
International Conference on Networking, International Conference on Systems and International Conference on Mobile Communications and Learning Technologies (ICNICONSMCL'06)  
Interest in delivering training, especially via innovative methods (m-learning), has received increasing attention over the past decade [12] . While many believe that there is a global market for m-learning programmes (especially using English), very few have much experience outside of their home market. Although there is considerable work on cross cultural aspects [9] , there are few studies that consider how different cultural groups perceive training requirements. The current work is an
more » ... ent work is an exploratory study designed to investigate what Eastern participants feel are important aspects of training: communication; student support; design issues; and working with learning environments. The discussion centers on essential elements to be considered during, and for the development of, an m-learning or blended training programmes, across cultures.
doi:10.1109/icniconsmcl.2006.147 dblp:conf/icn/Murphy06 fatcat:swn2cram7jct3c2prnoc6hqjem