ERIC Number: EJ890793
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Jun
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Action Research Approach on Mobile Learning Design for the Underserved
Kim, Paul H.
Educational Technology Research and Development, v57 n3 p415-435 Jun 2009
This paper discusses an action research study focused on developing a mobile learning model of literacy development for underserved migrant indigenous children in Latin America. The research study incorporated a cyclical action model with four distinctive stages (Strategize, Apply, Evaluate, and Reflect) designed to guide constituencies involved in the study to design, test, and enhance a mobile learning model. The findings, to date, reveal some of the contextual phenomena that create both challenges and opportunities for a mobile learning model. From this, design strategies are evolving focused on sustained literacy exposure for extremely marginalized (economically, educationally, geographically, and technologically) migrant indigenous children who have no consistent access to a formal education system.
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Action Research, Foreign Countries, Literacy, Migrant Children, Migrant Education, Disadvantaged, Models, Instructional Design, Curriculum Development, Educational Strategies, Equal Education
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
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