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What is happening globally in
terms of mobile libraries and
mobile learning?

Dr. Mohamed Ally

Director and Professor

Centre for Distance Education

Athabasca University

Canada


New Zealand Presentation

January 2010


Countries Presented


Canada


United States of America


Australia


United Kingdom


South Africa


Jordan


Mauritius


Oman


United Arab Emirates


Saudi Arabia


Qatar


Netherlands


Singapore


Hong Kong


The Hague


Taiwan


South Korea


Tunis


Brazil


Bahrain


Malaysia


Italy

Universities Presented


Cambridge University


University of London


The Open University of the United Kingdom


The Open University of the Netherlands


University of South Africa


University of Mauritius


Sheik Zayed University


Dubai Police Academy


University of Pretoria


Open University of Malaysia

Sample Conference Presentations


World Conference on Mobile Learning


International Mobile Collaborative Learning Conference


International Federation for Training and Development Organization
World Conference


International Council for Distance Education Conference


World Summit on Information Society


International Conference of Open and Distance Education


American Society for Training and Development Conference


International m
-
Libraries Conference


Canadian Society for Training and Development Conference


Canadian Association of Distance Education


European Union Information Society IST Conference


Korean Educational Technology Association Conference

Academic and Service Activities


President,
International Federation of
Training and Development Organizations
(IFTDO)


Founding Director,
International
Association for Mobile Learning


Board Member,
Canadian Society for
Training and Development


Academic and Service Activities(cont’d)


Member of an international committee (Canadian
Standard Association and ISO) to set standards for
mobile learning


Investigating the use of information and communication
technologies (ICT) to connect
indigenous peoples
around
the world


Dialogue Between Nations


Edited a book on
mobile learning


Edited a book on
mobile technology in libraries


Currently editing a third book “M
-
libraries: A virtual
library in everyone’s pocket”


Chaired an international conferences on mobile learning
and mobile libraries


Edited a special issue of IRRODL on
Mobile Learning


Ally, M. (2009) Mobile Learning: Transforming the Delivery
of Education and Training

http://www.aupress.ca/index.php/books/120155


M
-
Libraries: Libraries on the Move
with Mobile Access

M
-
Libraries 2:

A virtual library in everyone’s pocket


Mohamed Ally and Gill Needham


Mobile Learning Associations
helped to form


Malaysian Mobile Learning Association


Latin America Mobile Learning Association
(headquarter in Brazil)


Sweden Mobile Learning Association


Greece Mobile Learning Association (in
discussion)

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World Bank

UN: Millennium Development Goals

and Role of Mobile Technology

Millennium Development Goals:

Role of Mobile Learning


Goal 1: Eradicate Extreme Hunger and Poverty


Goal 2: Achieve Universal Primary Education


Goal 3: Promote Gender Equality and Empower
Women


Goal 4: Reduce Child Mortality


Goal 5: Improve Maternal Health


Goal 6: Combat HIV/AIDS, Malaria and other
diseases


Goal 7: Ensure Environmental Sustainability


Goal 8: Develop a Global Partnership for
Development


G1:1


Mohamed Ally, Athabasca University, Canada


Alice M. Agogino, University of California at Berkeley, USA


Nicolas Balacheff, Laboratoire Leibniz, France


Tom H. Brown, University of Pretoria, South Africa


Tak
-
Wai Chan, National Central University, Taiwan


Yam
-
San Chee, National Institute of Education, Singapore


Ran
-
Fun Chiu, Hewlett
-
Packard Laboratories, USA


Pierre Dillenbourg, Swiss Federal Institute, Swiss


KWOK L F, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong


Randy J. Hinrichs, Microsoft Corporation, USA


Ulrich Hoppe, University of Duisburg
-
Essen, Germany


Patrick Jermann, EPFL ¡V CRAFT, Switzerland


Robert Lewis, Lancaster University, UK


Marcelo Milrad, Vaxjo University, Sweden


Miguel Nussbaum, Universidad Catolica, Chile


Hiroaki Ogata, University of Tokushima, Japan


Claire O' Malley, University of Nottingham, UK


Roy Pea, Stanford University, USA


Peter Reimann, University of Sydney, Australia


Jeremy Roschelle, SRI International, USA


Marlene Scardamalia, OISE/University of Toronto, Canada


Mike Sharples, University of Nottingham, UK


Elliot Soloway, University of Michigan, USA




Research Activities

Research on E
-
learning Methods in the Workplace


Received a research grant to conducted
research on different delivery methods in
the workplace


Results were disseminated as follows:


Canadian Journal of University Continuing Ed.
Journal (CJUCE)


Online Learning Symposium, Edmonton, AB


20th Annual Conference on Distance Learning
and Teaching
, Madison, Wisconsin



Alberta Distance Education and Training
Association Newsletter


The 11th Sloan
-
C International Conference on
Asynchronous Learning Networks, Orlando,
Florida.


Canadian Association of Distance Education
(CADE) Conference, St. John’s, Newfoundland.


Canadian Association of University Continuing
Education (CAUCE) Conference, Calgary,
Alberta.

12. Research on Mobile Learning



Conducted research on the use of mobile
technology to deliver AU courses and services


Research disseminated as follows:


Wireless and Mobile Technology Conference, Taipei,
Taiwan


Mobile Learning International Conference, Rome, Italy


International Mobile Learning Conference, Capetown,
South Africa


IMCL Conference, Jordan


Mobile Learning Conference, Mauritius


Mobile Learning Conference
,
Malta


Canadian Association for Distance
Education (CADE) Conference, Vancouver,
BC


International Education Conference,
Honolulu, HI

Building an Effective Mobile Library


International Mobile Libraries Conference,
London, England


Chapters in books

Use of Mobile Devices for

ESL Training


Use of mobile phones for ESL training for
new immigrants


Use of mobile technologies for workplace
learning