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Mobile Learning

Learning that is enabled through the use of a mobile device, including tablets, phones, MP3 players, and eBook readers. Mobile learning implies that the instructor and students have access to these devices and can access materials from any location using these devices.Mobile Learning:


Massive Open Online Course, a large-scale online course that may or not be offered for free. There is no limit on attendance in these courses, and some MOOCs run with thousands of students. In some (but not all) cases MOOCs are offered for credit for students enrolled within the university offering the MOOC. In other cases, MOOCs have no credits associated with course completion.