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Guest posts on mobile learning and relocating to Korea

Some delay since my last post so I wanted to mention a few odds and ends in this one.

  • I am most excited to have my first guest blog post ever soon as my wife will be posting on her experiences studying for the CPA exam and how she used mobile technology towards that end. I rarely see a lot of attention being paid to accounting or finance in mobile learning circles so I think it will useful in that respect. And it is my wife so most exciting. She will outline how she configures her mobile technology, apps she uses, etc. so stay tuned.
  • We have also relocated to Seoul, Korea for another go in East Asia. She will be returning to her accounting position and I will be starting up at Hankuk University of Foreign Studies as a professor (trying to cram in mobile learning each and every step of the way). So one more go around with Korea, my tenth year here.

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My name is Michael Sean Gallagher. I am a Lecturer in Digital Education at the Centre for Research in Digital Education at the University of Edinburgh. I am Co-Founder and Director of Panoply Digital, a consultancy dedicated to ICT and mobile for development (M4D); we have worked with USAID, GSMA, UN Habitat, Cambridge University and more on education and development projects. I was a researcher on the Near Futures Teaching project, a project that explores how teaching at The University of Edinburgh unfold over the coming decades, as technology, social trends, patterns of mobility, new methods and new media continue to shift what it means to be at university. Previously, I was the Research Associate on the NERC, ESRC, and AHRC Global Challenges Research Fund sponsored GCRF Research for Emergency Aftershock Forecasting (REAR) project. I was an Assistant Professor at Hankuk University of Foreign Studies (한국외국어대학교) in Seoul, Korea. I have also completed a doctorate at University College London (formerly the independent Institute of Education, University of London) on mobile learning in the humanities in Korea.

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