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International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning (IJMBL) Volume 6, Issue 2

Book Description

The International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning (IJMBL) provides a forum for researchers in this field to share their knowledge and experience of combining e-learning and m-learning with other educational resources. Providing researchers, practitioners, and academicians with insight into a wide range of topics such as knowledge sharing, mobile games for learning, collaborative learning, and e-learning, this journal contains useful articles for those seeking to learn, analyze, improve, and apply technologies in mobile and blended learning. The journal spans theoretical, technical, and pedagogical issues in mobile and blended learning. These embrace comprehensive or critical reviews of the current literature, relevant technologies and applications, and important contextual issues such as privacy, security, adaptivity, and resource constraints.

This issue contains the following articles:

  • A Historical Materialist Analysis of the Debate in Swedish Print Media on Mobile Phones in School Settings
  • Implementing Linguistic Landscape investigations with M-learning for Intercultural Competence Development
  • Mobile Learning in Secondary Education: Teachers' and Students' Perceptions And Acceptance Of Tablet Computers
  • ‘Talking Tools': Sloyd Processes Become Multimodal Stories with Smartphone Documentation
  • LingoBee: Engaging Mobile Language Learners Through Crowd-Sourcing

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Masthead
  3. Call For Articles
  4. Special Issue from the IADIS 2013 Mobile Learning Conference
  5. A Historical Materialist Analysis of the Debate in Swedish Print Media on Mobile Phones in School Settings
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. HISTORICAL MATERIALISM
    4. USING NEWSPAPERS AS HISTORICAL SOURCES
    5. METHOD
    6. SOURCE CRITICISM
    7. RESULTS
    8. THE BEGINNING OF A REACTIONARY DEBATE
    9. POLITICIZATION OF THE ISSUE OF MOBILE PHONES IN SCHOOL
    10. OWNERSHIP OF THE MOBILE TECHNOLOGY
    11. THE SYMBOLIC QUESTION IN THE DEBATE
    12. THE ROAD TOWARDS LEGISLATION
    13. A SCHOOL NOT BUILD ON SCIENTIFIC PRINCIPLES
    14. CONCEPTIONS OF THE CLASSROOM AND MOBILE PHONES
    15. DIVERGENT CONCEPTIONS OF USE
    16. DIFFERENT CULTURES FOR LEARNING
    17. CONCLUSION
    18. REFERENCES
    19. ENDNOTES
  6. Implementing Linguistic Landscape investigations with M-learning for Intercultural Competence Development
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. INFORMAL, PERSONALIZED, SITUATED M-LEARNING
    4. INTERCULTURAL COMPETENCE DEVELOPMENT
    5. LINGUISTIC LANDSCAPE EXPLORATION WITH M-LEARNING
    6. INITIAL TUTORING AND EXPLORATION
    7. DATA COLLECTION AND MAPPING
    8. OBSERVATIONS FROM THE IN-THE-FIELD EXAMINATION
    9. CONCLUSION
    10. REFERENCES
  7. Mobile Learning in Secondary Education:
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK
    4. RESEARCH QUESTIONS
    5. METHODOLOGY
    6. RESULTS
    7. DISCUSSION AND CONCLUSION
    8. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
    9. REFERENCES
    10. Exemplary Test Items and Reliability Tests
  8. ‘Talking Tools':
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. CONTEXT
    4. MULTIMODALITY AND MULTILITERACY
    5. TRANSMEDIA STORYBUILDING
    6. SOCIOCULTURAL PERSPECTIVE
    7. RESEARCH AIMS AND QUESTIONS
    8. EMPIRICAL STUDY
    9. CONCLUSION
    10. REFERENCES
  9. LingoBee:
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. LINGOBEE MOBILE APP
    4. CASE STUDIES
    5. EVALUATIONS
    6. RESULTS
    7. DISCUSSIONS
    8. SUMMARY
    9. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
    10. REFERENCES
  10. Call For Articles