Open Educational Resources and Mobile Technology to Narrow the Learning Divide

10 June 2013
Open Educational Resources and Mobile Technology to Narrow the Learning Divide

As the world becomes more digitized, there will be an increasing need to make available learning resources in electronic format for access by information and communication technologies. The question education will face is whether these learning resources will be available for learners to access at no cost or affordable cost, so that there will be equity in access by anyone regardless of location, status, or background. ground.

Mohamed Ally (Athabasca University, Canada) and Mohammed Samaka (Qatar University, Qatar) analyse in the paper “Open Educational Resources and Mobile Technology to Narrow the Learning Divide”, published by the International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning, how the use of mobile technology to deliver OER will provide equal opportunity for everyone to learn, by allowing access to educational materials from anywhere and at any time.

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 10 June 2013
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Schools
Higher Education
Learning & Society
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  • OER
  • engagement with OER
  • mLearning
  • open educational resources
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Mohamed Ally, Mohammed Samaka