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IJIET 2014 Vol.4(4): 340-344 ISSN: 2010-3689
DOI: 10.7763/IJIET.2014.V4.426

Mobile Learning: A Topography and Research

Simon W. W. So

Abstract—A topography of mobile learning and the author’s research work in the three phases of mobile learning are delineated in this paper. The aim is to provide the diachronic summary of the author as well as other researchers in these three phases of mobile learning namely the focus on devices, learning outside classroom and the mobility of learners. The research covers in many domains of mobile learning. A brief discussion on the salient characteristics of mobile learning and the issues will be provided. Hopefully, the experience learnt can be valuable for other researchers in the field.

Index Terms—Mobile learning, XTHML-MP on WAP phones, SMS with GSM modems, QR-Codes with smartphones.

Simon W. W. So is with the Hong Kong Institute of Education, 10 Lo Ping Road, Tai Po, New Territories, Hong Kong (e-mail: swwso@ied.edu.hk).


Cite: Simon W. W. So, "Mobile Learning: A Topography and Research," International Journal of Information and Education Technology vol. 4, no. 4, pp. 340-344, 2014.

General Information

  • ISSN: 2010-3689 (Online)
  • Abbreviated Title: Int. J. Inf. Educ. Technol.
  • Frequency: Monthly
  • DOI: 10.18178/IJIET
  • Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Steve Thatcher
  • Executive Editor: Ms. Nancy Y. Liu
  • Abstracting/ Indexing: Scopus (CiteScore 2022: 2.0), INSPEC (IET), UGC-CARE List (India), CNKI, EBSCO, Google Scholar
  • E-mail: ijiet@ejournal.net


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