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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...
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...
Transcultural Blended Learning and Teaching in Postsecondary Education
Emmanuel Jean Francois.
Schedule constraints and other complicating factors can make face-to-face educational methods inadequate to the needs of learners. Thus, blended learning has emerged as a compromise that reconciles the need for high-tech and high-touch learning and teaching interactions. Transcultural Blended Learning...
Innovations in Mobile Educational Technologies and Applications
The current educational system continues to face challenges in the wake of new technological advancements in our society. Continuous advances in education technology have provided the mobile learning community with inquiries on how these innovative devices may be used for teaching. Innovations in...
Project Realities: Shifting Course Delivery Method
Patricia McGee, Michael Anderson.
Meeting the demands of students who expect convenience, affordability, and a quality education has required that institutions of higher learning find ways to offer programs in multiple delivery modes. Blended or hybrid course delivery requiring course meetings both on campus and online is a growing...
An Integrated Management Approach in a Higher Education Technology Support Unit
Lesley G. Boyd, Jill W. Fresen.
This case study is located in the Department for Education Innovation (EI), a teaching and learning support unit at the University of Pretoria in South Africa. The initial problem was the need to apply project management and quality management principles to the services offered by the department to...
Agile Management of a Mobile Application Development Project for Surgeon Workflows
Andrew A. Tawfik, Jeffery L. Belden, Joi L. Moore.
This case describes the agile management methods for an iPhone software development project. The overall objective was to design a smartphone solution that allowed surgeons access to dynamic Electronic Health Record (EHR) data to optimize their workflow. Three separate organizations distributed the...
Refresher Training in Clinical Psychology Supervision: A Blended Learning Approach
Supervisory training for clinical psychologists is often a pre-requisite for practitioners taking on their first graduate trainee and for seasoned practitioners who require refresher training as evidence for continuing professional development. This case study outlines some supervisory models available...
Implementing Simulators to Facilitate Learning for Initial Entry Soldiers
Much like any organization’s training program, military training schools train in technical skills, values, and common tasks. In this chapter’s project management endeavor, implementing simulator training to facilitate learning is described in general terms from an Army context. This case narrative...
Professional Education Using E-Simulations: Benefits of Blended Learning Design
Dale Holt, Stephen Segrave, Jacob L. Cybulski.
The use of digital, Web-based simulations for education and training in the workplace is a significant, emerging innovation requiring immediate attention. A convergence of new educational needs, theories of learning, and role-based simulation technologies points to educators’ readiness for...
Refining Current Practices in Mobile and Blended Learning: New Applications
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 use of mobile technology for personal and business applications continues to grow, it naturally follows that educators and researchers will...
Learning with Mobile Technologies, Handheld Devices, and Smart Phones: Innovative Methods
Zhongyu (Joan) Lu.
Mobile Learning is a new trend in pedagogical communities. It matches the speed of fast moving methodologies in pedagogical world. The theories of activity-based learning, problem-based learning, work-based learning, and opinion-based learning, learner-centered learning, and so forth, can be integrated...
Blended Learning across Disciplines: Models for Implementation
The idea of combining face-to-face learning with some form on online learning made sense a decade ago as it allowed much more flexibility in delivering instruction to diverse groups of learners. Today, blended learning has become a mainstay for universities because of that flexibility, but more...
Combining E-Learning and M-Learning: New Applications of Blended Educational Resources
This volume draws together all the articles published by the International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning in its first year of publication (2009). When compared with traditional classroom learning, mobile learning (m-learning) has the distinct advantage of making content accessible and...
Models for Interdisciplinary Mobile Learning: Delivering Information to Students
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 another. Models for Interdisciplinary Mobile Learning: Delivering Information to Students investigates m-learning applications in developed...
Open Source Mobile Learning: Mobile Linux Applications
Lee Chao .
The open approach has been widely used in the development of mobile applications, mobile operating systems for mobile devices, and mobile services for supporting mobile learning. In mobile learning, open source software has played an important role. Due to its stability, flexibility, security...
Architectures for Distributed and Complex M-Learning Systems: Applying Intelligent Technologies
Santi Caballé, Fatos Xhafa, Thanasis Daradoumis, Angel A. Juan.
Over the last decade, the needs of educational organizations have been changing in accordance with increasingly complex pedagogical models and with the technological evolution of e-learning environments with very dynamic teaching and learning requirements. Architectures for Distributed and Complex...
Comparative Blended Learning Practices and Environments
Eugenia M. W. Ng.
With the advent of new technologies, more convenient and effective ways of learning are being adopted. However, despite the growing advancements there remains a lack of literature in applications of using these technology teaching approaches. Comparative Blended Learning Practices and Environments...
Innovative Mobile Learning: Techniques and Technologies
Hokyoung Ryu, David Parsons.
Academia and industry have only begun to explore the vast capabilities that the emerging field of mobile learning has to enrich education. To help researchers and practitioners drive the realization of the potential benefits of mobile learning technology to the next level, a thorough survey of the...