Monday, 25 May 2015

Mobile technologies in developing countries

Mobile technologies for learning in developing countries

Date: 18 June 2015 Time: 16.30 - 19.00

Venue: Lecture Theatre 3 - Management School, Lancaster University

Professor Mpine Makoe, University of South Africa and Professor Mikko Ruohonen, University of Tampere, Finland (Visiting Academics). In this public lecture Professors Mpine Makoe and Mikko Ruohonen will present findings from their fundamental research about how mobile technologies are being developed and used to support learning in developing countries. The research will consider the ways in which this has been achieved, challenges faced, outcomes arising, and prospects for the future. The academics will offer fascinating insights into practices that already exist within remote and rural areas of Africa and India.

This will be followed by a question & answer session and a drinks reception.

This event will be live streamed - http://www.lancaster.ac.uk/fass/edres/event/5285/

Further information about Mpine Makoe

Further information  about Mikko Ruohonen

Please email Alice Jesmont to reserve a place.

Contact: A.Jesmont@Lancaster.ac.uk

Who can attend: Anyone interested in this educational field

Associated staff: Don Passey

Organising departments and research centres: Centre for Technology Enhanced Learning, Educational Research

 

 

Alice Jesmont

Educational Research Department

D57/59 – County South

Lancaster University

Lancaster. LA1 4YD

 

A.Jesmont@Lancaster.ac.uk

+44 (0) 1524 592893

 

Doctoral Programme PhD in E-Research and Technology Enhanced Learning

This innovative four year structured PhD will give you training in research methodologies and
practice, as well as providing you with a period of intensive, individual research that is
supervised by an expert in the field.

 


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