In the previous article, I opined on the definition of eLearning. What better to follow-up with than a definition of mLearning?
The term ‘mLearning’ is a bit narrower than ‘eLearning’, of course, due to its specific focus on mobile devices and access. Wikipedia reveals this definition,
“m-learning or mobile learning is defined as ‘learning across multiple contexts, through social and content interactions, using personal electronic devices.’ A form of e-learning distance education, m-learners can use mobile device educational technology in many locations at their time convenience.”
The article includes a solid number of references, history, and details and is a good read in itself. Now I’d like to add a bit of my perspective…