MOBILE E-LEARNING - Support Services Case Study

Catarina Maximiano, Vítor Basto Fernandes

Abstract

Currently mobile devices and wireless communications are present in the daily tasks of our lives. m-Learning extends the e-Learning concept by the use of mobile computation and communication technological resources. Mobile computing focuses the paradigm of "anytime, anywhere access" that offers resources for distance education via mobile devices. This paradigm, allow that information is made available to users with greater flexibility and diversity, supporting learning in non conventional places and time schedules. The need for learning throughout life and flexibility of education profiles requires the support and development of new approaches in the educational context and tools to support learning. This paper presents a distance learning case study at Polytechnic Institute of Leiria. The main objective is the utilization of mobile devices as support tools for course information/contents resources access available in Learning Management Systems (in the presented case study - Moodle).

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in Harvard Style

Maximiano C. and Basto Fernandes V. (2010). MOBILE E-LEARNING - Support Services Case Study . In Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 4: ICEIS, ISBN 978-989-8425-07-2, pages 106-113. DOI: 10.5220/0002946301060113


in Bibtex Style

@conference{iceis10,
author={Catarina Maximiano and Vítor Basto Fernandes},
title={MOBILE E-LEARNING - Support Services Case Study},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 4: ICEIS,},
year={2010},
pages={106-113},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002946301060113},
isbn={978-989-8425-07-2},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 4: ICEIS,
TI - MOBILE E-LEARNING - Support Services Case Study
SN - 978-989-8425-07-2
AU - Maximiano C.
AU - Basto Fernandes V.
PY - 2010
SP - 106
EP - 113
DO - 10.5220/0002946301060113