Mobile Technologies and Handheld Devices for Ubiquitous Learning: Research and Pedagogy

Mobile Technologies and Handheld Devices for Ubiquitous Learning: Research and Pedagogy

Wan Ng (La Trobe University, Australia)
Indexed In: SCOPUS
Release Date: August, 2010|Copyright: © 2011 |Pages: 362|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-61692-849-0
ISBN13: 9781616928490|ISBN10: 1616928492|EISBN13: 9781616928513
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Ubiquitous learning is able to situate the learner in both the real and virtual world, regardless of time and place, where questions encountered in the real world can be immediately answered individually by accessing and conducting research on the Internet or collaboratively through text messages, twittering or posting online.

Mobile Technologies and Handheld Devices for Ubiquitous Learning: Research and Pedagogy provides readers with a rich collection of research-informed ideas for integrating mobile technologies into learning and teaching. Each chapter looks critically at the issues, related benefits and limitations of learning ubiquitously within the context of the research reported. New and emerging technologies present challenges for education causing educators to have to rethink pedagogy, boundaries and curriculum if they continue to embrace mobile technologies in their teaching.

Topics Covered

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

  • Adaptive learning with mobile devices
  • Assessment using handhelds
  • Conceptual models for learning through games
  • Digital literacy and mobile technology
  • Issues with mobile technologies in education
  • Mobile technologies as research tools
  • Mobile technologies for improved learning
  • Personalized learning and ubiquitous learning
  • Theoretical approaches to learning with mobile technologies
  • Visions for mobile technologies in education

Reviews and Testimonials

"This collection of nineteen articles on model-driven software development showcases current scholarship in the design and deployment of domain-specific languages. Divided into four sections covering theory-driven holistic domain modeling and analysis in the context of Model-Driven Architecture (MDA), model-driven engineering, modeling of product lines and patterns and surveys of MDA projects, individual essays address such topics as topological modeling, model-driven configuration of distributed real-time and embedded systems and software development patterns in multilevel and multistage classifications. Contributors include academics from American and international institutions. ..."

– Sci Tech Book News,

Selected as a Fall 2011 Shelf-Worthy Academic Title by Baker & Taylor.


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