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Ubiquitous and Mobile Learning in the Digital Age

Sampson, D.G., Isaias, P., Ifenthaler, D., Spector, J.M. (Eds.)

2013, XXXIII, 294 p. 69 illus.

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  • ​ Offers a concrete perspective on the use of mobile devices for ubiquitous learning
  • Provides an update on social web technologies in formal and informal educational settings
  • Includes an expanded section on the latest virtual and game-based learning integration
  • Presents peer-reviewed papers from the 2010 CELDA Conference 

This edited volume includes the most up to date, expanded, and peer reviewed papers from the 2011 CELDA Conference, focusing on the conference theme: Ubiquitous and Mobile Informal and Formal Learning in thr Digital Age.  

The contributions are aggressively interdisciplinary and cover such timely topics as social web technologies, virtual worlds and games, and location-based and context-aware learning environments. Informal and formal learning settings are explored and a myriad of concrete examples provided to assit the reader in developing curricula, programs, and courses on the topic.


Content Level » Research

Keywords » Formal and informal learning with technology - Mobile learning - Technology enhanced learning - Ubiquitous Learning - Ubiquitous computing - m-learning

Related subjects » General Issues - HCI - Information Systems and Applications - Learning & Instruction

Table of contents 

Ubiquitous and mobile formal and informal learning in the digital age.- Challenges and new perspectives.- Social web technologies for new knowledge representations.- Social web technologies for knowledge retrieval, creation, and sharing in formal and informal educational settings.- Virtual worlds and formal learning.- Virtual worlds and informal learning.- Game-based learning and assessment.- Location-based environments for learning.- Context-aware environments for learning.- Formal and informal learning integration.- Conclusions and future directions.

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