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ERIC Number: EJ1014800
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1443-833X
Mobile Learning in Maths Teacher Education: Using iPads to Support Pre-Service Teachers' Professional Development
Kearney, Matthew; Maher, Damian
Australian Educational Computing, v27 n3 p76-84 2013
An emerging body of literature explores mobile learning in teacher education contexts. A common theme is the facilitation of collaborative, authentic professional learning experiences, often leveraged by the immediate and spontaneous nature of learning in informal settings. This paper takes a snapshot of current developments with mobile learning in teacher education. It draws on analysis of data from a study investigating mobile learning approaches in this context, with a particular focus on pre-service Maths teachers' professional development. The study was developed as part of our institution's activities in the national Teaching Teachers for the Future (TTF) project. (Contains 2 tables and 7 figures.)
Australian Council for Computers in Education. P.O. Box 1255, Belconnen, ACT 2616, Australia. Tel: +61-3-9349-3733; Fax: +61-3-9349-5356; Web site:
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education; Elementary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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