Handbook of Research on Mobile Technology, Constructivism, and Meaningful Learning

Handbook of Research on Mobile Technology, Constructivism, and Meaningful Learning

Jared Keengwe (University of North Dakota, USA)
Release Date: October, 2017|Copyright: © 2018 |Pages: 454
ISBN13: 9781522539490|ISBN10: 1522539492|EISBN13: 9781522539506|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-3949-0


Advancements in technology in modern societies have resulted in an abundance of new educational tools and aids. Analyzing the effects of different mobile educational applications can provide insight into how technology can promote or discourage purposeful learning among students and educators alike.

The Handbook of Research on Mobile Technology, Constructivism, and Meaningful Learning is a crucial scholarly resource that examines the use of newly-developed technology on classroom education. Featuring pertinent topics that include collaborative learning, social media integration, virtual reality, and critical thinking dispositions, this publication is ideal for educators, academicians, students, and researchers that are interested in expanding their knowledge on recent trends and technologies that are enhancing the educational field.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Asynchronous Discussion Forums
  • Authentic Learning
  • Blended Learning
  • Collaborative Learning
  • Collective Intelligence
  • Critical Thinking Dispositions
  • Online Education
  • Pedagogical Skills
  • Social Media Integration
  • Virtual Reality

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Jared Sagini Keengwe is a Professor of Education at the University of North Dakota, USA. He is the editor-in-chief of two IGI Global Book Series: Advances in Higher Education and Professional Development (AHEPD) and Advances in Early Childhood and K-12 Education (AECKE). Prof. Keengwe has published over 100 publications in journals, edited books, book chapters, and conference proceedings. His primary research interests focus on mobile technology integration and learner-centered pedagogy in teacher education. Prof. Keengwe’s work was honored with the 2011 UND McDermott Faculty Award for Excellence in Academic Advising. He was also awarded the North Dakota Faculty Spirit Award in recognition of significant contributions to teaching, research, and service, and the 13th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Award. At the national level, Prof. Keengwe was one of the 10 recipients selected to receive the 2010 American Educational Research Association (AERA) Teacher Education Travel Award. More recently, Prof. Keengwe was a recipient of the 2017 Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship.