Are Mobile Phones and mLearning Failing in Education?

Recently, Tim Unwin was featured in the lengthy article, "Are mobiles failing the world of education?" The reporter noted that specialists are having second thoughts about the efficacy mobiles have in the world of education, despite the initial hype.

Geuza: Build your Swahili vocabulary and fluency on a mobile phone

Geuza was a winner at the Samsung Kenya Apps Contest last year, and I can see why: its a hot language learning tool designed for mobile phones. A real Kenyan mLearning solution!

mLearning: A Platform for Educational Opportunities at the Base of the Pyramid

Education is a key investment in human capital: no variable from 1900 better explains economic success in 2000 than investment in education. Yet today 69 million school children globally don’t have access to basic education while 759 million adults don’t have a formal education.

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