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M-learning began as long ago as 1968 with the appearance of Alan Kay’s Dynabook. The Apricot portable delivered m-learning, having a microphone for voice input as well as optical connectors between the keyboard and screen to allow it to be disassembled and carried around. (2013).Click here to participate in the discussion
Imagine having your own self-contained knowledge manipulator in a portable package the size and shape of an ordinary notebook. Here is my conceptual model of the first handheld multimedia computer which I call Dynabook. (1997).Click here to participate in the discussion
Alan Kay’s Dynabook (1972)
Personal Digital Assistant – PDA – (2002)
iPhone 1 (2007)
In the circumstances of confinement caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, and to ensure continuity of teaching for students, the use of mobile devices are essential in educational instituitions. It makes it possible for students to learn and collaborate. (Naciri et. al., 2020).Click here to participate in the discussion