UNESCO's Work in Mobile Learning

Description of Presentation

The presentation will describe UNESCO's broad portfolio of work in mobile learning.  The rationale behind various programs will be addressed as will anticipated areas of future work.  Specifically, the presentation will introduce UNESCO's numerous mobile learning publications; provide an overview of current research; and profile the Organization's mobile learning projects underway in Mexico, Nigeria, Pakistan, and Senegal.

Mark West

Mark West is an associate project officer in the section for Teacher Development and Education Sector Policy at UNESCO Paris. He has authored several papers on mobile learning and helps oversee the UNESCO-Nokia field project in Nigeria. He is currently studying efforts to leverage mobile devices for reading, particularly in the context of developing countries. Prior to joining UNESCO, Mr. West served as a Fulbright fellow in Azerbaijan and worked as a classroom teacher and teacher trainer. He is a graduate of Stanford University.

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