Advances in Mobile and Distance Learning (AMDL): 23 Volumes

Series Editor(s): Patricia Ordóñez de Pablos (Universidad de Oviedo, Spain)
ISSN: 2327-1892|EISSN: 2327-1906
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Private and public institutions have made great strides in the fields of mobile and distance learning in recent years, providing greater learning opportunities outside of a traditional classroom setting. While the online learning revolution has allowed for greater learning opportunities, it has also presented numerous challenges for students and educators alike. As research advances, online educational settings can continue to develop and advance the technologies available for learners of all ages.

The Advances in Mobile and Distance Learning (AMDL) Book Series publishes research encompassing a variety of topics related to all facets of mobile and distance learning. This series aims to be an essential resource for the timeliest research to help advance the development of new educational technologies and pedagogy for use in online classrooms.

Topics Covered

  • Accreditation
  • Administration and Organization
  • Cloud Computing in Schools
  • Course Design
  • Distance Learning
  • E-Books
  • Economics of Distance and M-Learning
  • Educational Apps
  • Educational Presentation and Delivery
  • Ethical Considerations
  • Globalization
  • Lifelong Learning
  • Location-Based Integration
  • Managing Sustainable Learning
  • Mobile Learning
  • Online Class Management
  • Online Collaborative Learning
  • Pedagogy and Design Methodology
  • Role of Faculty
  • Snack Learning
  • Student Achievement and Satisfaction
  • Student-Student Interaction
  • Student-Teacher Interaction
  • Tablets and Education
  • Technology Platforms and System Development
  • Ubiquitous and Pervasive Learning
  • Virtual Universities

Titles in Series

Administrative Leadership in Open and Distance Learning Programs
Koksal Buyuk (Anadolu University, Turkey), Serpil Kocdar (Anadolu University, Turkey), Aras Bozkurt (Anadolu University, Turkey)
Copyright © 2018. 400 pages.
The face of education is constantly being transformed due to rapid changes in technology. It is imperative that leadership trends and techniques be evaluated in the...
Empowering Learners With Mobile Open-Access Learning Initiatives
Michael Mills (University of Central Arkansas, USA), Donna Wake (University of Central Arkansas, USA)
Copyright © 2017. 386 pages.
Education has been progressing at a rapid pace ever since educators have been able to harness the power of mobile technology. Open-access learning techniques provide...
Handbook of Research on Mobile Devices and Applications in Higher Education Settings
Laura Briz-Ponce (University of Salamanca, Spain), Juan Antonio Juanes-Méndez (University of Salamanca, Spain), Francisco José García-Peñalvo (University of Salamanca, Spain)
Copyright © 2016. 608 pages.
Mobile phones have become an integral part of society, as their convenience has helped democratize and revolutionize communication and the marketplace of ideas. Beca...
Handbook of Research on Mobile Learning in Contemporary Classrooms
Dominic Mentor (Teachers College, Columbia University, USA)
Copyright © 2016. 475 pages.
It is the responsibility of educators to utilize contemporary avenues in order to reach their students in ways familiar to them. When teaching digital natives, new t...
Mobile and Blended Learning Innovations for Improved Learning Outcomes
David Parsons (The Mind Lab by Unitec, New Zealand)
Copyright © 2016. 366 pages.
The integration of technology into educational settings has revolutionized classroom instruction in recent years. By properly utilizing available digital resources,...
Integrating Touch-Enabled and Mobile Devices into Contemporary Mathematics Education
Maria Meletiou-Mavrotheris (European University Cyprus, Cyprus), Katerina Mavrou (European University Cyprus, Cyprus), Efi Paparistodemou (Cyprus Pedagogical Institute, Cyprus)
Copyright © 2015. 341 pages.
Despite increased interest in mobile devices as learning tools, the amount of available primary research studies on their integration into mathematics teaching and l...
Identification, Evaluation, and Perceptions of Distance Education Experts
Gulsun Kurubacak (Anadolu University, Turkey), T. Volkan Yuzer (Anadolu University, Turkey)
Copyright © 2015. 354 pages.
Instructional quality can make or break the learning experience, especially in digital environments where the expressional nuances of interpersonal communication are...
Assessing the Role of Mobile Technologies and Distance Learning in Higher Education
Patricia Ordóñez de Pablos (University of Oviedo, Spain), Robert D. Tennyson (University of Minnesota, USA), Miltiadis D. Lytras (American College of Greece, Greece)
Copyright © 2015. 377 pages.
In recent years, the use of information technologies, mobile devices, and social media, along with the evolving needs of students, professionals, and academics, has...
Critical Examinations of Distance Education Transformation across Disciplines
Abigail G. Scheg (Western Governors University, USA)
Copyright © 2015. 333 pages.
In recent years, distance education programs have grown to allow greater educational opportunities to a diverse set of learners from all over the world. As remote le...
Promoting Active Learning through the Integration of Mobile and Ubiquitous Technologies
Jared Keengwe (University of North Dakota, USA)
Copyright © 2015. 331 pages.
Once considered disruptive to learning, technology has increasingly become an integrated and valued part of the modern classroom. In particular, mobile technologies...
Artificial Intelligence Applications in Distance Education
Utku Kose (Usak University, Turkey), Durmus Koc (Usak University, Turkey)
Copyright © 2015. 329 pages.
Though educational methods such as distance and e-learning have addressed our modern, knowledge-based society’s requirement for innovative approaches to performing e...
Handbook of Research on Emerging Priorities and Trends in Distance Education: Communication, Pedagogy, and Technology
T. Volkan Yuzer (Anadolu University, Turkey), Gulsun Kurubacak (Anadolu University, Turkey)
Copyright © 2014. 480 pages.
With the rise of distance education in the post-modern world, progressive research on the best methods, tools, and technologies in the field is necessary to continue...
Practical Applications and Experiences in K-20 Blended Learning Environments
Lydia Kyei-Blankson (Illinois State University, USA), Esther Ntuli (Idaho State University, USA)
Copyright © 2014. 519 pages.
Learning environments continue to change considerably and is no longer confined to the face-to-face classroom setting. As learning options have evolved, educators mu...
Cases on Professional Distance Education Degree Programs and Practices: Successes, Challenges, and Issues
Kirk P.H. Sullivan (Umeå University, Sweden), Peter E. Czigler (Örebro University, Sweden), Jenny M. Sullivan Hellgren (Umeå University, Sweden)
Copyright © 2014. 315 pages.
Although internet technologies have transformed the concept of professional development by providing the opportunity for virtual learning environments in a non-tradi...
Mobile Pedagogy and Perspectives on Teaching and Learning
Douglas McConatha (West Chester University, USA), Christian Penny (West Chester University of Pennsylvania, USA), Jordan Schugar (West Chester University, USA), David Bolton (West Chester University, USA)
Copyright © 2014. 335 pages.
Distance learning has existed in some form for centuries, but modern technologies have allowed students and teachers to connect directly, no matter what their locati...
Outlooks and Opportunities in Blended and Distance Learning
B. Tynan (University of Southern Queensland, Australia), J. Willems (Monash University, Australia), R. James (University of New England, Australia)
Copyright © 2013. 513 pages.
In a contemporary media-rich society, distance education is becoming increasingly indistinguishable from mainstream traditional methods. Contemporary students, too,...
Cases on Formal and Informal E-Learning Environments: Opportunities and Practices
Harrison Hao Yang (State University of New York at Oswego, USA), Shuyan Wang (The University of Southern Mississippi, USA)
Copyright © 2013. 454 pages.
Today, the online sphere is no longer just an information repository or a place to search for resources. It has become instead a place supporting both intentional an...
Refining Current Practices in Mobile and Blended Learning: New Applications
David Parsons (The Mind Lab by Unitec, New Zealand)
Copyright © 2012. 334 pages.
This volume draws together all the articles published by the International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning in its second year of publication (2010). As the us...
Professional Education Using E-Simulations: Benefits of Blended Learning Design
Dale Holt (Deakin University, Australia), Stephen Segrave (Deakin University, Australia), Jacob L. Cybulski (Deakin University, Australia)
Copyright © 2012. 454 pages.
The use of digital, Web-based simulations for education and training in the workplace is a significant, emerging innovation requiring immediate attention. A converge...
Open Source Mobile Learning: Mobile Linux Applications
Lee Chao (University of Houston-Victoria, USA)
Copyright © 2011. 348 pages.
The open approach has been widely used in the development of mobile applications, mobile operating systems for mobile devices, and mobile services for supporting mob...
Models for Interdisciplinary Mobile Learning: Delivering Information to Students
Andrew Kitchenham (University of Northern British Columbia, Canada)
Copyright © 2011. 354 pages.
Mobile learning, or m-learning, can take place in any environment using technologies that fit in the palm of the hand or can be easily carried from one place to anot...
Architectures for Distributed and Complex M-Learning Systems: Applying Intelligent Technologies
Santi Caballé (Open University of Catalonia, Spain), Fatos Xhafa (Open University of Catalonia, Spain), Thanasis Daradoumis (Open University of Catalonia, Spain), Angel A. Juan (Open University of Catalonia, Spain)
Copyright © 2010. 436 pages.
Over the last decade, the needs of educational organizations have been changing in accordance with increasingly complex pedagogical models and with the technological...
Cases on Online and Blended Learning Technologies in Higher Education: Concepts and Practices
Yukiko Inoue (University of Guam, Guam)
Copyright © 2010. 348 pages.
Although online education is becoming an important long-term strategy for higher learning instructors, blended learning through a balanced mix of traditional face-to...

Editor(s) Biography

Patricia Ordóñez de Pablos is a professor in the Department of Business Administration and Accountability in the Faculty of Economics at The University of Oviedo (Spain). Her teaching and research interests focus on the areas of strategic management, knowledge management, intellectual capital, and China. She serves as an Associate Editor for the Behaviour and Information Technology journal. Additionally, she is Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Learning and Intellectual Capital (IJLIC) and the International Journal of Strategic Change Management (IJSCM). She is also Editor-in-Chief of IGI Global’s International Journal of Asian Business and Information Management (IJABIM), as well as editor for a number of IGI Global book publications and full book series.

Editorial Advisory Board

Editor-in-Chief
Patricia Ordóñez de Pablos, Universidad de Oviedo, Spain

Editorial Advisory Board
Henk Huijser, Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, Australia
Jingyuan Zhao, University of Toronto, Canada
María Graciela Badilla Quintana, Universidad Católica de la Santísima Concepción, Chile
Miltiadis D. Lytras, American University of Greece, Greece
Neeta Baporikar, Namibia University of Science and Technology, Namibia & University of Pune, India
Rajdeep Singha, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, India
Shahid Amin, The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Pakistan
Shy-Sheng Liaw, China Medical University, Taiwan
Vasileios Paliktzoglou, University of Eastern Finland, Finland and Bahrain Polytechnic, Bahrain
Vijaykumar Selvam, 6th Sense, An Advanced Research and Scientific Experiment Foundation, India
Xi Zhang, CoME, Tianjin University, China