Exploring Socio-Cultural, Constructivist, and Lifelong Learning Dimensions in Mobile Learning: A UNESCO Framework

Authors

  • Zeinab Gorzin PhD in educational technology, Farhangian University lecturer (
  • Fatemeh Zahra Rezaei Curriculum PhD, Farhangian University lecturer
  • Omolbanin Ahmadi Haji Curriculum PhD, Farhangian University lecturer

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.63053/ijhes.66

Keywords:

Mobile Learning, Learning Opportunities, Mobile Education, Distance Education

Abstract

The subject of mobile learning and training is a very well-known topic in the specialized fields of education in the world today, this type of learning and training is independent of time and place, especially with the increasing progress of mobile technologies and the universal and relatively fair distribution of these technologies at the level The world, especially in remote areas with few educational resources, has enjoyed a good global fortune, so that most of the international organizations and institutions around the world that have a hand in the field of education, especially public education, have taken advantage of the opportunities provided in The platform of these technologies and communication based on it have benefited a lot to achieve their educational goals, which is currently the world organization of UNESCO, although it seems that in our country despite the provision of many infrastructures of communication and technology The issues associated with this issue are still largely neglected, if not unknown, but the widespread reflection of such types of education at the world level cannot be kept out of sight and this accelerated global movement cannot be avoided. In this article, the problem is summarized Mobile learning has been discussed from a theoretical point of view, the fields of emergence and development of learning and mobile education all over the world and the unique efforts of the UNESCO World Organization to improve the knowledge and awareness of people by taking advantage of the opportunities of this type of education and prominent projects. And its universality is mentioned, mobile education is compared with distance education and the goals of this type of education are stated. In the end, several researches conducted in the country on mobile learning and education are given.

 

 

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Published

2024-05-06

How to Cite

Gorzin, Z., Rezaei, F. Z., & Ahmadi Haji, O. (2024). Exploring Socio-Cultural, Constructivist, and Lifelong Learning Dimensions in Mobile Learning: A UNESCO Framework. International Journal of New Findings in Health and Educational Sciences (IJHES), 2(1), 88–96. https://doi.org/10.63053/ijhes.66

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