Tuesday, June 30, 2009

New Learning in India & Africa: Student Cell Phones

A recent report on ABC news highlighted how students in rural areas of India were using their cell phones to learn languages. One of the benefits of using student cell phones for learning in India is that they can learn away from school (since many are forced to skip school so they can work).

In Africa a project called MobilED has been working on different ways to integrate the students' cell phones into learning. Below is one example of how the students are using cell phones to voice record and create oral stories. Beyond this video, they are also using audio encyclopedias that couple with cell phones for student projects.


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