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BALTA Highlights Report - January 3, 2007
(BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA), 2007-01)
An update/newsletter on development of the BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA).
Using Mobile Learning to Enhance the Quality of Nursing Practice Education
The purpose of this paper is to review the research literature pertaining to the use of mobile devices in Nursing Education and assess the potential of mobile learning (m-learning) for Nursing practice education experiences ...
Constructing a Sustainable Future: Exploring the Strategic Relevance of Social and Solidarity Economy Frameworks
This working paper explores recent economic trends and thinking and the resulting conceptualizations of social and solidarity economy. The project focused on examining the definition of social economy being used by BALTA ...
Le nouveau rôle des organisations de l’économie sociale: perspectives économique et sociale
(Concordia University, 2007)
This presentation to a 2007 seminar in Vancouver, Canada, of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) was based on research compiled for the BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA) in ...
An Audio-Based Approach to Mobile Learning of Japanese Kanji Characters
We describe the design and implementation of an audio-based computer system for mobile, non-visual learning of the meaning and writing of "kanji" characters: the thousands of multi-stroke Chinese characters used in the ...
Mobile Usability in Educational Contexts: What Have We Learnt?
The majority of mobile learning activity continues to take place on devices that were not designed with educational applications in mind, and usability issues are often reported. The paper reflects on progress in approaches ...
Is Learning Really a Phone Call Away? Knowledge Transfer in Mobile Learning
Mobile learning can positively contribute to the development of learning communities by providing communication options that span contexts and locations, are available whenever, and are used virtually everywhere (Alexander, ...
Practitioners as Innovators: Emergent Practice in Personal Mobile Teaching, Learning, Work and Leisure
Mobile devices have become commonplace tools serving a wide array of purposes that may include teaching and learning alongside work and leisure, in both formal and informal settings. The project reported on in this paper ...
Using Games, Mobile and Wireless Environments to Construct Meaningful and Motivating LearningTwo Cases: Adventure in the Castle of Oulu (1651) and Virtual Snellman (1822)
The traditional notion of a learning environment has expanded to cover virtual spaces. Today, these virtual learning environments are often network-based and readily wireless accessible to a certain group of students. ...
Students on the fly: Preliminary data from a year‐long
As part of an ongoing, year‐long ethnographic study on laptop adoption and usage, selected families, young professionals, and students in Tempe Arizona and the Puget Sound area in Washington State have been given some form ...