Perspectives on Rethinking and Reforming Education

Mobile and Ubiquitous Learning

An International Handbook

Editors: Yu, Shengquan, Ally, Mohamed, Tsinakos, Avgoustos (Eds.)

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  • Shares cutting-edge information on the use of mobile and ubiquitous technologies in education
  • Written by a team of international experts in the field of mobile and ubiquitous learning from 12 countries
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This book explores the latest trends and technologies in the field of mobile and ubiquitous learning. It highlights best practices in technology-enhanced learning, and explores how new technologies such as mobile, augmented and wearable technologies are shaping instructional design strategies and the content curriculum development process.

The book consists of approximately 20 chapters, written by international experts in the field of mobile and ubiquitous learning. The authors hail from Austria, Brazil, Canada, China, Greece, India, Malaysia, Mauritius, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Sweden, and the United Kingdom. Topics covered include but are not limited to: Use of social media in mobile learning, Contexts of learning and challenges of mobility: Designing for formal, informal, and non-formal learning, Mobile virtual reality: a promising technology to change the way we learn and teach, Mobile applications for encyclopedias, Ethical considerations in the incorporation of mobile and ubiquitous technologies into teaching and learning, Use of augmented reality in mobile learning for students with disabilities, Using wearable technology to support transfer of expertise, and Core technologies in mobile learning. Providing valuable insights on the future of education and the upcoming pedagogies that will be applied in traditional, distance and blended learning, the book offers educators and stakeholders essential guidance in making innovations for the new generations of learners in the 21st century.

About the authors

Dr. Shengquan Yu is a Professor, Executive Director of Advanced Innovation Center for Future Education in Beijing Normal University and Director of the Joint Laboratory for Mobile Learning, Ministry of Education-China Mobile Communications Corporation. He also serves as the Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Education, Beijing Normal University. He was selected into the New Century Excellent Talents Project in 2008, as a star professor with prestige .

Professor Yu’s research fields include mobile/ubiquitous learning, information and communications technology and curriculum integration,  network learning technology,  and  education informationization policy. He has published more than 180 academic papers, including over 80 CSSCI articles, 10 SSCI/SCI/EI articles, 4  popular science books and 3 scholarly monographs.

Dr. Mohamed Ally is a Professor at the Centre for Distance Education and a Researcher at the Technology Enhanced Knowledge Research Institute at Athabasca University in Canada. A former Director of the Centre of Distance Education and School of Computing and Information Systems at Athabasca University, he obtained his Ph.D. from the University of Alberta, Canada. His current areas of research include mobile learning, e-learning, distance education, and the use of emerging learning technologies in education and training. Dr. Ally is Past-President of the International Federation of Training and Development Organizations and is one of the Founding Directors of the International Association of Mobile Learning. He was also on the Board of Directors for the Canadian Society for Training and Development. He has edited eleven books on the use of emerging technologies in education. His book Mobile Learning: Transforming the Delivery of Education and Training won the Charles A. Wedemeyer Award in the United States for significant contribution to distance education. Dr. Ally has presented keynote speeches, workshops, and papers in many countries.

 

Dr Tsinakos Avgoustos is a Professor and Director of the MSc Program “Advanced Information and Computer Technologies” at the Department of Computing and Informatics Engineering, Eastern Macedonia and Thrace Institute of Technology, Greece.  He has also served as Coordinator of Master of Distance Education in Greece, on behalf of Athabasca University of Canada, since 2009.

Prof Tsinakos has authored a number of publications and was the Coordinator (or member of the Coordination Team) in more than 14 national/international projects on the topic of distance education. Additionally he has participated in a number of national and international conferences as an invited speaker/presenter.

Since 2011 Prof. Tsinakos has served on the Bologna Expert Team, as National Representative on behalf of the Greek Ministry of Education. Dr Tsinakos is also a member of the Executive Committee and Founding Director of the International Association for Blended Learning for the European region. 

 


Table of contents (21 chapters)

  • Mobile Digital Games as an Educational Tool in K-12 Schools

    Crompton, Helen (et al.)

    Pages 3-17

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  • Mindfulness in Mobile and Ubiquitous Learning: Harnessing the Power of Attention

    Palalas, Agnieszka

    Pages 19-44

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  • An Analysis of Adult Language Learning in Informal Settings and the Role of Mobile Learning

    Conole, Gráinne (et al.)

    Pages 45-57

  • Opening Real Doors: Strategies for Using Mobile Augmented Reality to Create Inclusive Distance Education for Learners with Different-Abilities

    Tesolin, Amy (et al.)

    Pages 59-80

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  • Ethical Considerations in the Incorporation of Mobile and Ubiquitous Technologies into Teaching and Learning in Educational Contexts

    Wishart, Jocelyn

    Pages 81-93

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eBook 107,09 €
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Hardcover 135,19 €
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Softcover 135,19 €
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  • ISBN 978-981-13-5580-6
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Mobile and Ubiquitous Learning
Book Subtitle
An International Handbook
Editors
  • Shengquan Yu
  • Mohamed Ally
  • Avgoustos Tsinakos
Series Title
Perspectives on Rethinking and Reforming Education
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-10-6144-8
DOI
10.1007/978-981-10-6144-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-10-6143-1
Softcover ISBN
978-981-13-5580-6
Series ISSN
2366-1658
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 377
Number of Illustrations
14 b/w illustrations, 48 illustrations in colour
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