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Bond Padagogy Project
Learning and Teaching papers
  • Jeffrey Brand, Bond University
  • Shelley Kinash, Bond University
  • Trishita Mathew, Bond University
  • Ron Kordyban, Bond University
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Brand, J., Kinash, S., Mathew, T., & Kordyban, R. (2012). Bond Padagogy Project. Presented at Bond University, Gold Coast, Australia.

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© Copyright Jeffrey Brand, Shelley Kinash, Trishita Mathew & Ron Kordyban, 2012

Extract:Background and Literature:There are two components of the coupled term, mobile learning. Mobility refers to the untethered nature of the student experience. Devices such as smart phones, tablets, net-books, and iPads make learning materials light-weight and portable. Mobility also means that students can access the internet anywhere, anytime, provided that they also have access to a wireless or 3G network. "Mobile devices open up new opportunities for independent investigations, practical fieldwork, professional updating and on-the-spot access to knowledge" *Kukulska-Hulme & Traxler, (2005), p.26+. Mobile access to the internet affords the opportunity for the constructivist educator to engage students in hands-on inquiry (Cavus & Uzuboylu, 2009; Chao & Chen, 2009; Chen et al., 2008; David et al., 2009; Motiwalla, 2007). These tasks are part of the pedagogy of the higher educator and intended to promote learning.
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Jeffrey Brand, Shelley Kinash, Trishita Mathew and Ron Kordyban. "Bond Padagogy Project" (2012)
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