Charles Sturt University
Charles Sturt University

mLearn: Definitions

Mobile Learning

Mobile learning facilitates authentic learning environments anywhere, anytime through mobile devices to enable students to successfully complete their studies. Mobile learning takes advantage of a range of technologies to provide the ability to engage in learning conversations between students and lecturers, between student peers, students and subject experts.

Mobile Device

A mobile device is a pocket-sized or handheld computing communication device typically having a display screen with touch input, keypad or keyboard. Mobile Devices are typically wireless enabled allowing access to the Internet and use mobile Web 2.0 tools to connect and engage with some computing capabilities.