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International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning (IJMBL) Volume 8, 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:

  • Barriers and Challenges Facing Pre-Service Teachers use of Mobile Technologies for Teaching and Learning
  • iTE: Student Teachers using iPad on a Second Level Initial Teacher Education Programme
  • Engaging Preservice Teachers in Professional Development about iPads
  • School in a Box in Low Resource Primary School in Mozambique: Practical Application of Zone of Proximal Development in Teacher Training with Mobile Technology
  • Urban Games: How to Increase the Motivation, Interaction and Perceived Learning of Students in the Schools
  • Proactive, Preventive or Indifference?: Reaction Modes of Faculty towards Use of Personal Mobile Devices in Courses
  • Mobile Technologies as Boundary Objects in the Hands of Student Teachers of Languages Inside and Outside the University