Technology Platform Innovations and Forthcoming Trends in Ubiquitous Learning

Technology Platform Innovations and Forthcoming Trends in Ubiquitous Learning

Francisco Milton Mendes Neto (Rural Federal University of Semi-Arid, Brazil)
Indexed In: SCOPUS
Release Date: September, 2013|Copyright: © 2014 |Pages: 317
ISBN13: 9781466645424|ISBN10: 1466645423|EISBN13: 9781466645431|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-4542-4


It is hard to deny the ubiquity of web technologies used for educational tools; which have provided significant breakthroughs in learning environments. These innovations have contributed to the growing approach of computer-supported education.

Technology Platform Innovations and Forthcoming Trends in Ubiquitous Learning overviews the opportunities provided by new technologies, applications, and research in the areas of ubiquitous learning and how those technologies can be successfully implemented. This publication is addressed to a wide audience of researchers, students, and educators interested in a better comprehension of learning process requirements that are mediate by an assorted set of technology innovations.

Topics Covered

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

  • Design of Ubiquitous Learning Systems
  • Game-Based Learning
  • Interactive Digital TV
  • Mobile and Context-Aware Learning
  • Problems and Challenges
  • Ubiquitous Learning
  • Virtual and Augmented Reality Technology

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Francisco Milton Mendes Neto holds a Ph.D. in electrical engineering from the Federal University of Campina Grande, Brazil, for his work on knowledge management and computer-supported learning. In 1998, he joined the Superintendence of Corporate Systems of the Federal Service of Data Processing, where he managed projects on computer-supported learning and learning communities for the Brazilian Federal Government. In 2006, after an incursion in industry, he joined the Rural Federal University of the Semi-Arid, Brazil, where he is currently an associate professor. Dr. Mendes Neto is a member of the Brazilian Computing Society and IEEE.