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|Mobile Pedagogy and Perspectives on Teaching and Learning
Douglas McConatha, Christian Penny, Jordan Schugar, David Bolton.
Distance learning has existed in some form for centuries, but modern technologies have allowed students and teachers to connect directly, no matter what their location, using the internet and mobile devices.
Mobile Pedagogy and Perspectives on Teaching and Learning explores the tools and techniques...
Towards a Mobile Learning Pedagogy
Scott E. Hamm, Jason Drysdale, Diana Moore.
Mobile devices provide information access all the time and everywhere. The manner in which we access data has become a fulcrum of our social, vocational, and educational ethos. The developing mediums by which information is engaged are establishing themselves as a pervasive part of our ecology. People...
Podcasting and Pedagogy
This chapter explores the engagement of tertiary students in interviewing “green” experts. Using Engeström’s expansive activity model, the study finds that integrating podcasting into a course with strong links to other activities and resources helped students assimilate and develop the concepts of the...
E-Book Readers for Everyone: FATIH Project
Nilgün Özdamar Keskin, Firat Sarsar, Michael Sean Gallagher.
Mobile Technology (MT) provides many opportunities to individuals, such as talking with people, watching movie clips, and reading books whenever or wherever they want. This also allows individuals to frequently connect for learning. One of the most popular uses of MTs for learning is their use as...
Mobile Learning for All: Accessibility Considerations for Mobile Pedagogy
Luis F. Pérez, Ezzard Bryant.
Educators have a legal responsibility to ensure access to learning for all students under legislation such as Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act. However, many educators are not aware of the variety of tools already available to help them meet these...
Mobile Learning Applications and Differentiated Instruction
Shelley A. Jackson, Sharla Snider, Nicole Masek, Joanne Baham.
Mobile learning devices allow for learning anytime anywhere (Kinshuk, et al 2009). Currently instructors are attempting to keep up to date on the new developments in technology so that instruction is on the leading edge. Many instructors desire to be at the forefront of creating meaningful...
Does Mobile Technology Have a Place in Differentiated Instruction?
Therese M. Cumming.
Although mobile technologies are relatively new, they have quickly become ubiquitous in education, despite a limited evidence base for their efficacy in instructional design. This chapter discusses differentiated instruction for the inclusive classroom and how this can be best accomplished using mobile...
New Demands of Reading in the Mobile Internet Age
Byeong-Young Cho, Lindsay Woodward.
Changing contexts of literacy in the mobile Internet age demands that readers use higher-order strategies to identify, understand, and evaluate numerous web sources. Sophisticated use of these strategies is a hallmark of competent readers, who are able to make informed decisions about their own reading...
iTeach Literacy with iPad Devices: Preparing Teachers for Effective Classroom Integration
Diane Santori, Carol Smith, Heather Schugar.
This chapter presents two unique cases of pre-service and in-service teachers utilizing iPad devices during literacy instruction, identifies numerous affordances and constraints of employing these devices, and offers suggestions for preparing teachers to integrate the iPad into literacy instruction. It...
Journalism and Media: From Mellowed Pedagogy to New Mobile Learning Tools
Pamela E. Walck, Yusuf Kalyango.
This chapter investigates how fast-changing mobile technology has transformed the traditional approach to journalism education at some major mass communication schools, media organizations, and institutions in the United States. This traditional approach to instruction, referred to here as its...
Stuck in Neutral: Why Technology Hasn’t Made Major Inroads Into Education in Ghana
Mawuadem Koku Amedeker.
The chapter analyses some of the formal documents that led to integrating Information and Communication Technology (ICT) into the educational system in Ghana. These documents include Ghanaian government policy documents as well as international organisations’ research works on ICT in Ghana and other...
An ROI Ed-Biz Approach for Deploying Mobile Pedagogy
The long history and short past of online distance education is posited as a precursor to the monumental changes revolutionizing global educational activity. The author argues for the use of Mobile Pedagogy as an idiom for the inclusive nature of the platforms, processes, teaching methodologies, and...
Practical Applications and Experiences in K-20 Blended Learning Environments
Lydia Kyei-Blankson, Esther Ntuli.
Learning environments continue to change considerably and is no longer confined to the face-to-face classroom setting. As learning options have evolved, educators must adopt a variety of pedagogical strategies and innovative technologies to enable learning.
Practical Applications and Experiences in...
Virtual Learning Communities: Interaction in Blended Learning Using Web 2.0 Tools
Patrícia Brandalise Scherer Bassani.
This chapter presents a reflection on the use of social software tools to enhance the interaction between students, allowing the development of virtual learning communities in blended learning settings. The discussion about education in Web 2.0, learning through communities, personal learning...
Blended Learning for Learners in SMEs
While blended learning seems to be quite suitable for Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs), take-up of this learning method is not implemented at the level it could be. This chapter investigates aspects that encourage learners in European SMEs to choose blended learning for professional...
Shifting a Face-to-Face (F2F) Course to the Blended Environment: A Framework for Transference
Tena B. Crews, Kelly Wilkinson, Alexandria Howard.
Many educational experts predict that in the future blended learning will become far more common than traditional Face-to-Face (F2F) or online learning. With this in mind, instructors are being asked or required to move F2F courses to a blended environment. When doing so, there are a variety of issues...
Computer Literacy and Candidate Performance on Computer-Based Tests
Peter James Kpolovie, Chris E. Iderima, Nwachukwu Prince Ololube.
This chapter investigates the influence of computer literacy through blended learning methods on the computer-based aptitude test performance of prospective students at the University of Port Harcourt. An ex-post facto research design was used, and simple random sampling was adopted in drawing a sample...