Informal mobile learning in nurse education and practice in remote areas--a case study from rural South Africa.

  title={Informal mobile learning in nurse education and practice in remote areas--a case study from rural South Africa.},
  author={Christoph Pimmer and Petra Brysiewicz and Sebastian Linxen and Fiona Walters and Jennifer Chipps and Urs Gr{\"o}hbiel},
  journal={Nurse education today},
  volume={34 11},
BACKGROUND With the proliferation of portable digital technology, mobile learning is becoming increasingly popular in nursing education and practice. Most of the research in this field has been concentrated on small-scale projects in high income countries. Very little is known about the ways in which nurses and midwives use mobile technology in remote and resource poor areas in informal learning contexts in low and middle income countries. OBJECTIVES To address this gap, this study… CONTINUE READING
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