Internet Technological, Pedagogical, and Content Knowledge (iTPACK): A Theoretical Framework for Mobile Learning

Internet Technological, Pedagogical, and Content Knowledge (iTPACK): A Theoretical Framework for Mobile Learning

Prince Hycy Bull (North Carolina Central University, USA)
Copyright: © 2013 |Pages: 31
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-1933-3.ch002
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Abstract

This case study focuses on using the Internet Technological, Pedagogical, and Content Knowledge (iTPACK) as a theoretical framework for mobile learning. First, the study examined iTPACK from two perspectives, synchronous and asynchronous, and discussed how both perspectives could be used individually or integrated to support a blended learning approach for mobile learning in formal and non-formal learning. Second, the case examined how iTPACK was used as the theoretical framework in a mobile learning case study on using text messaging as a teaching tool in a pre-algebra course at a community college with non-traditional students. Finally, the author offers thoughts on why iTPACK is an appropriate theoretical framework for mobile learning, and the implications of using iTPACK in non-formal and formal settings to supplement classroom instruction.

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