Using Mobile Technology for Learner Support in Open Schooling: A Report to the Commonwealth of Learning
Cambridge Distance Education Consultancy Von Hügel Institute St Edmund’s College Cambridge UK February 2009 To conduct a study into the ways in which mobile technologies are contributing to the provision of learner support (LS) systems for Open Schooling in Europe. The objectives of the study are: 1. To investigate ongoing and completed educational mobile technology initiatives in Europe to determine lessons learned that might be of relevance to Commonwealth countries in the process of developing quality learner support systems for Open schooling; and 2. To seek evidence of the impact and costs of the use of such technologies on learner performance
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