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Mobile learning as the future of e-learning

Mobile learning as the future of e-learning

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B-learning plays a crucial role in modern-day education. In traditional learning, a successful teacher can teach at one location in a given time. B-learning complements modern learning and an effective tool for the individual's intellectual development and helps one to create is an intelligent society. Among the various new trends in e-learning, mobile learning (m-learning) is the revolutionary measure and has lots of scopes and potential to transform India's educational system. Millennial generation heavily depends on the smartphone for its entertainment and educational needs. Changing technological advancement also provides an opportunity for higher education institutions to explore the various online educational methods to engage a large number of students. This chapter aims to provide the significant importance of m-learning, its opportunities, and challenges in the Indian higher education system.

Chapter Contents:

  • 6.1 Introduction
  • 6.2 E-learning
  • 6.3 Mobile learning
  • 6.3.1 Smartphone penetration in India
  • 6.4 Need for mobile learning
  • 6.5 Mobile learning in higher education
  • 6.5.1 Intelligent technologies
  • 6.6 Benefits of smartphone in academic learning
  • 6.7 Different types of e-learning
  • 6.7.1 Learning management system
  • 6.7.2 Blended learning
  • 6.7.3 Artificial intelligence
  • 6.7.4 Internet of Things
  • 6.7.5 Flipped classrooms
  • M-learning and government
  • 6.8 M-learning challenges
  • 6.8.1 Cons of mobile learning
  • 6.9 Education 4.0
  • 6.10 Conclusion
  • 6.11 Future scope
  • References

Inspec keywords: further education; teaching; educational institutions; computer aided instruction; mobile learning

Other keywords: modern-day education; online educational methods; higher education institutions; b-learning; entertainment; mobile learning; m-learning; educational needs; Indian higher education system; traditional learning; modern learning; India's educational system

Subjects: Computer-aided instruction; Ubiquitous and pervasive computing

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