Mobile Learning Technologies as a Means of Maintaining Education Delivery In Crisis Situations
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Authors: Hoda Baytiyeh (The American University of Beirut, Department of Education, Beirut, Lebanon)
Date Posted: 7/1/2019 12:00:00 AM
The disruption of education services during major crises poses a challenge for international agencies, governments, schools, and communities. The article demonstrates a potential role for mobile technologies in supporting continuity of education delivery during temporary school closures caused by such crises. Discussing how school administrators can reduce the impact on students, this article describes an interactive online educational environment and outlines the advantages of available mobile learning devices for this purpose. With proper training, teachers can integrate mobile learning tools in both classroom activities and out-of-classroom learning. The article will be of interest to educational policy makers and school administrators with responsibility for ensuring continued education delivery in the aftermath of major crises.
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