A Short Walk down the Different Avenues of Mobile Learning

Mobile based learning is slowly but steadily emerging as a fresh trend. This is no different from online learning in approach. However, the technological contrivances used for learning are even more advanced and the online learners benefit a lot from this new-age learning method. Online degree programs are accommodating mobile based learning now and that’s great news for young and busy learners. If you can’t spend a day without your cell phone and at the same time you want to pursue higher education, here below are some fascinating info bits for you.

Game-based learning is possible

So you are a mobile game addict. Eh? If you are obsessed with android games and all, online learning is just for you. Surprised? Well, there are hundreds of e-colleges out there that are offering interactive gaming modules to the learners. The multiple-choice and true-false types of questions have made a nice comeback though other types of interactive games are also available. These engaging learning modules are getting pop among e-learners with days passing.

You can access the content from anywhere

Does your phone support Wi-Fi? Most of the new-age phones are compatible with wireless networks and if your device can acquire internet connection whenever it enters a hotspot, you can easily use it for accessing the internet and the study materials that are distributed by your college mentors. M-learning opens the door to ubiquitous learning.

Carry your own device

Colleges these days are welcoming the trend of BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) rather than providing the students with laptops and all. Therefore, you can use your personal laptop and you are not restricted from using any data stored on it. On the other hand, you can study comfortably as you know your machine more than any other person.

Coffee break learning

Working professionals hardly get time to study and that creates a problem when it comes to managing and completing coursework. However, if you pursue online degrees, you won’t have to devote long hours for studying. You can complete a module within less than 20 minutes. This will also help you to stay focused all the time. Yes, you can complete a module during a coffee break as well.

Mobile exam halls

Conventional examination halls are boring and terrifying as well. If you have always hated exams, you can dive in the e-learning world where it is possible to attend exams while on the go. Universities have brought in new-age examination modules and applications that can be accessed through mobile devices.

M-learning is the next. Are you all set to pursue higher studies now?

About Prof McTeague

Writer and Editor at www.EDegreeUSA.com and its blog. He has written several article on online education, e-learning trends and has achieved a renowned author name in the web arena.
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  1. Pingback: 2013 Elearning Trends and New Directions: An Educated Guess « Online Education Blog by E Degree USA

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