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Hansson, Per Olof; Jobe, William – International Journal of Education and Development using Information and Communication Technology, 2014
The primary aim of this research was to study how mobile technology shapes, changes, and develops informal learning outside the classroom and school environment. In this study we provided each of the 30 Kenyan elite runners with a simple Android smartphone and free Internet for one year. This research project was a developmental intervention with…
Descriptors: Athletes, Foreign Countries, Informal Education, Telecommunications
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Mtebe, Joel S.; Raisamo, Roope – International Journal of Education and Development using Information and Communication Technology, 2014
Recent penetration of mobile technologies and its services in East Africa has provided a new platform for institutions to widen access to education through mobile learning. Mobile technologies provide learners with flexibility and ubiquity to learn anytime and anywhere via wireless Internet. However, far too little research has been conducted to…
Descriptors: College Students, Higher Education, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices
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Larsen, Niels; Bruselius-Jensen, Maria; Danielsen, Dina; Nyamai, Rachael; Otiende, James; Aagaard-Hansen, Jens – International Journal of Education and Development using Information and Communication Technology, 2014
The article discusses how cross-cultural communication based on information and communication technologies (ICT) may be used in participatory health promotion as well as in education in general. The analysis draws on experiences from a health education research project with grade 6 (approx. 12 years) pupils in Nairobi (Kenya) and Copenhagen…
Descriptors: Intercultural Communication, Computer Mediated Communication, Case Studies, Information Technology