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As shown in Figure 1 (overleaf), the framework consists of a core engine for running a learning process, a number of service modules and some connection modules. The core engine receives an Extensible Markup. Language (XML) LD document as input and produces a runtime instance of a learning environment ready to ...
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Mobile learning anytime everywhere A book of papers from MLEARN 2004 Edited by Jill Attewell and Carol Savill-Smith


Mobile learning anytime everywhere A book of papers from MLEARN 2004 Edited by Jill Attewell and Carol Savill-Smith


Published by the Learning and Skills Development Agency Registered with the Charity Commissioners LSDA is committed to providing publications that are accessible to all. To request additional copies of this publication or a different format please contact: Information Services Learning and Skills Development Agency Regent Arcade House 19–25 Argyll Street London W1F 7LS UK Tel +44 (0)20 7297 9144 Fax +44 (0)20 7297 9242 [email protected] Copyeditors: Helen Lund and Susannah Wight Designer: David Shaw and associates Outside front cover photograph: Creatas Images Printer: Blackmore Ltd, Shaftesbury, Dorset CIMS 052232SP/10/05/1800 ISBN 1–84572–344–9 © Learning and Skills Development Agency 2005 You are welcome to copy this publication for internal use within your organisation. Otherwise, no part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, electrical, chemical, optical, photocopying, recording or otherwise, without prior written permission of the copyright owner. Further information For further information about the issues discussed in this publication please contact: Jill Attewell Manager, Technology Enhanced Learning Research Centre Learning and Skills Development Agency Tel +44 (0)20 7297 9100 [email protected] The m-learning project and this publication were supported by the Learning and Skills Council as part of a grant to the Learning and Skills Development Agency for a programme of research and development. The m-learning project was supported by the European Commission Information Society and Media Directorate-General (IST 2000-25270).

Contents Acknowledgements Foreword Introduction


MLEARN 2004 conference papers Using learning theories to design instruction for mobile learning devices Mohamed Ally


JELD, the Java Environment for Learning Design Marco Arrigo, Manuel Gentile and Davide Taibi


mCLT: an application for collaborative learning on a mobile telephone Marco Arrigo, Manuel Gentile, Davide Taibi, Giorgio Chiappone and Domenico Tegolo


Engaging and supporting mobile learners Jill Attewell and Tamatha Webster


Mobile learning in the retail trade: TransmobiLE (EU-funded Leonardo da Vinci II pilot project) Artur Barth and Gottfried Kreis


Wireless learning community hub Russell Beale


Integrating situated interaction with mobile awareness Russell Beale and Matthew Jones


Multimedia m-learning using mobile phones Kuderna-Iulian Benta, Marcel Cremene and Razvan Padurean


Finding the appropriate learning objects: human, mobility, and community issues Andrew Brasher


Development of a research plan for use of ambient technology to test mobile learning theories Andrew Brasher and Josie Taylor


Interactive Logbook: the development of an application to enhance 39 and facilitate collaborative working within groups in higher education Susan Bull, Larry Bridgefoot, Daniel Corlett, Paul Kiddie, Tom Marianczak, Chet Mistry, Neil Sandle, Mike Sharples and Daniel Williams Determining location in context-aware mobile learning Will Byrne, Peter Lonsdale, Mike Sharples, Chris Baber, Theodoros N Arvanitis, Pat Brundell and Russell Beale


The impact of innovation in medical and nursing training: a Hospital Information System for Students (HISS) accessible through mobile devices Filippo Cacace, Maria Cinque, Michele Crudele, Giulio Iannello and Marco Venditti