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OER in the mobile era: Content repositories’ features for mobile devices and future trends
Specht, Marcus · Ternier, Stefaan · Drachsler, Hendrik · Tabuenca, Bernardo

Alternate titleOpen leermiddelen in het mobiele tijdperk: compatibiliteit van de digitale repositories voor mobiele toestellen en toekomstige tendensen Recursos educativos abiertos en la era móvil: Compatibilidad de repositorios de contenidos para dispositivos móviles y
PublishedDecember 2012
JournaleLearningpapers.eu
Volume 32, Issue Europe elearning papers, [Special issue] Mobile learning, Pages 1-16
RegionEurope

ABSTRACT
Learning objects and open contents have been named in the Horizon reports from 2004 and 2010 respectively, predicting to have an impact in the short term due to the current trend of offering open content for free on the Web. OER repositories should adapt their features so their contents can be accessed from mobile devices. This paper summarizes recent trends in the creation, publication, discovery, acquisition, access, use and re-use of learning objects on mobile devices based on a literature review on research done from 2007 to 2012. From the content providers side, we present the results obtained from a survey performed on 23 educational repository owners prompting them to an- swer about their current and expected support on mobile devices. From the content user side, we identify features provided by the main OER repositories. Finally, we intro- duce future trends and our next contributions.

Keywords learning object · mobile learning · Open Educational Resources · repository · ubiquitous learning

ISSN1887-1542
RefereedYes
Rightsby-nc-nd/3.0/>Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0)
URLhttp://hdl.handle.net/1820/4656
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