ERIC Number: ED563974
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Reference Count: N/A
Advancing Higher Education with Mobile Learning Technologies: Cases, Trends, and Inquiry-Based Methods
Keengwe, Jared, Ed.; Maxfield, Marian B., Ed.
Rapid advancements in technology are creating new opportunities for educators to enhance their classroom techniques with digital learning resources. Once used solely outside of the classroom, smartphones, tablets, and e-readers are becoming common in many school settings. "Advancing Higher Education with Mobile Learning Technologies: Cases, Trends, and Inquiry-Based Methods" examines the implementation and success of mobile digital learning tools. With the inclusion of data on specific learning environments enhanced by ubiquitous educational technologies, this publication emphasizes the benefits of exploration and discovery in and out of the classroom. This book is an essential reference source for academicians, professionals, education researchers, school administrators, faculty, technology staff, and upper-level students interested in understanding the future of higher education. Following a foreword by Susan M. Powers, a preface by Jared Keengwe and Marian Maxfield, and an acknowledgment section by Jared Keengwe, chapters include: (1) Mobile Social Media as a Catalyst for Collaborative Curriculum Redesign (Thomas Cochrane, Matthew Guinibert, Clinton Simeti, Ross Brannigan, and Abhishek Kala); (2) Developing Faculty to Effectively Use Mobile Learning Technologies in Collegiate Classes: A Guide for Department Chairs (Richard E. Newman, Michael T. Miller, and Kenda S. Grover); (3) A Case Study of Developing Suitable Mobile Learning Technology for a Distance Learning Masters Programme (Tracey Dodman, Terese Bird, and David Hopkins); (4) Mobile Learning: Trends, Issues, and Challenges in Teaching and Learning (Chien Yu, Sang Joon Lee, and Carlos Ewing); (5) Teacher Development, Support, and Training with Mobile Technologies (Nance S. Wilson, Vassiliki I. Zygouris-Coe, and Victoria M. Cardullo); (6) Using Mobile Technology for Student Teaching Observations of Special Education Candidates (Josh Harrower, and Cathi Draper Rodríguez); (7) Mobile Technology in Higher Education: Patterns of Replication and Transferability (Meghan Morris Deyoe, Dianna L. Newman, and Jessica M. Lamendola); (8) Improving the Work Integrated Learning Experience through Mobile Technologies (Chris Dann, and Tony Richardson); (9) Opportunities and Challenges of Mobile Technologies in Higher Education Pedagogy in Africa: A Case Study (Frederick Kang'ethe Iraki); (10) Promoting Strategic Reading Using the iBooks Author Application (Natalia Auer); (11) Using Mobile Technologies to Co-Construct TPACK in Teacher Education (Cornelis de Groot, Jay Fogleman, and Diane Kern); (12) Reconceptualizing Learning Designs in Higher Education: Using Mobile Devices to Engage Students in Authentic Tasks (Nathaniel Ostashewski, Sonia Dickinson-Delaporte, and Romana Martin); (13) Framing Mobile Learning: Investigating the Framework for the Rationale Analysis of Mobile Education (Kim A. Hosler); (14) Integrating Mobile Technologies in Multicultural Multilingual Multimedia Projects (Melda N. Yildiz, and Kristine Scharaldi); and (15) Web 2.0 Technology Use by Students in Higher Education: A Case of Kenyan Universities (Rhoda K. Gitonga, and Catherine G. Murungi). A section about the contributors and an index are included.
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, Teaching Methods, Educational Technology, Handheld Devices, Telecommunications, Higher Education, Curriculum Development, Social Media, College Faculty, Technology Integration, Case Studies, Distance Education, Masters Programs, Faculty Development, Student Teaching, Special Education, Observation, Reading, Instructional Design, Learner Engagement, Multicultural Education, Multimedia Instruction, Web 2.0 Technologies, Foreign Countries
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Identifiers - Location: Africa; Kenya