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Mobile and Blended Learning Innovations for Improved Learning Outcomes

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The integration of technology into educational settings has revolutionized classroom instruction in recent years. By properly utilizing available digital resources, students’ learning experiences can be significantly enhanced. Mobile and Blended Learning Innovations for Improved Learning Outcomes is an authoritative reference source for the latest research on the use and benefits of technological tools in contemporary classrooms and showcases how these devices improve the overall learning process. Highlighting the distinctions and interactions between mobile and blended education, this book is ideally designed for practitioners, professionals, academicians, and students interested in the effective implementation of modern technology in the classroom.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Book Series
    1. Mission
    2. Coverage
  5. List of Reviewers
    1. List of Reviewers
  6. Preface
    1. DEFINING BLENDED LEARNING
    2. DEFINING MOBILE LEARNING
    3. BLENDED LEARNING CHAPTERS
    4. MOBILE LEARNING CHAPTERS
    5. MOBILE AND BLENDED LEARNING CHAPTERS
    6. REVIEW CHAPTERS
    7. REFERENCES
  7. Section 1: Blended Learning
    1. Chapter 1: Evaluating Learning Experience through Educational Social Network Support in Blended Learning
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. LITERATURE REVIEW
      4. METHODOLOGY
      5. RESULTS
      6. DISCUSSION
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
    2. Chapter 2: Blended Learning
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. BLENDED LEARNING IN HIGHER EDUCATION
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
    3. Chapter 3: Is Flipped Classroom a Tendency or a Fad?
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. MAIN FOCUS OF THE CHAPTER
      5. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITION
    4. Chapter 4: Learning about Blended Learning through Students' Experiences
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. THE STUDY
      5. METHODOLOGY
      6. FINDINGS
      7. DISCUSSION
      8. TRANSLATING RESEARCH LEARNINGS INTO PRACTICE
      9. LIMITATIONS AND FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      10. CONCLUSION
      11. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
      12. REFERENCES
      13. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  8. Section 2: Mobile Learning
    1. Chapter 5: Improving Teaching Practice in Early Childhood Supported by Mobile Technology
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. PERSPECTIVES ON CHILDREN’S LEARNING
      4. TEACHER KNOWLEDGE AND INQUIRY
      5. THE ROLE OF MOBILE TECHNOLOGY IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION
      6. STUDY BACKGROUND
      7. CURRENT STUDY APPROACH AND METHODOLOGY
      8. FINDINGS
      9. DISCUSSION
      10. IMPLICATIONS FOR LEARNING OUTCOMES AND TEACHING PRACTICE
      11. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE RESEARCH
      12. REFERENCES
      13. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    2. Chapter 6: Increasing Learner Interaction in Large-Scale Lectures by Using a Mobile Learning Application
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
      4. RELATED WORK
      5. REQUIREMENTS FROM THEORY OF INTERACTION
      6. REQUIREMENTS FROM A FOCUS GROUP WORKSHOP
      7. DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE MOBILE-LEARNING APPLICATION
      8. EVALUATION RESULTS AND DISCUSSION
      9. LIMITATIONS, FUTURE RESEARCH, AND CONCLUSION
      10. REFERENCES
    3. Chapter 7: A Remote Mobile Experiment in Brazilian Public Basic Education
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. MAIN FOCUS OF THE CHAPTER
      4. MOBILE LEARNING
      5. PRESENTATION AND DISCUSSION ON THE RESULTS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. ENDNOTE
    4. Chapter 8: Investigating the Daily Use of Mobile Phones as Tools to Enhance mLearning for Local Cultural Subjects in the Context of Malaysian Universities
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. BACKGROUND
      3. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
      4. FINDINGS
      5. DISCUSSIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
    5. Chapter 9: Create, Transform, and Share
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. DISCUSSION
      4. CONCLUSION
      5. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
      6. REFERENCES
      7. ENDNOTES
  9. Section 3: Mobile and Blended Learning
    1. Chapter 10: Journalism and Law 2.0
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. METHODOLOGY
      5. ANALYSIS
      6. CASE STUDIES FROM MOJOMLAW 2014
      7. DISCUSSION
      8. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      9. CONCLUSION
      10. REFERENCES
      11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    2. Chapter 11: Upgrading a Numerical Methods Course into New Mobile Technologies for Mathematical Education
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. MAIN DEVELOPMENTS IN RECENT YEARS: CONTEXT UPDATED
      5. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    3. Chapter 12: Mobile Application Development by Students to Support Student Learning
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. LEARNING THEORIES
      5. DESIGNING AND DEVELOPING EDUCATIONAL MOBILE APPS: BLENDING LEARNING NEEDS AND LEARNING THEORIES
      6. CASE STUDIES
      7. EVALUATION AND ASSESSMENT PLAN
      8. RESULTS
      9. CONCLUSION
      10. REFERENCES
  10. Section 4: Literature Reviews
    1. Chapter 13: A Trend Analysis of Mobile Learning
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. CONCLUSION AND DISCUSSION
      4. REFERENCES
      5. APPENDIX
    2. Chapter 14: Mobile Learning in Science and Mathematics Teaching
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. MOBILE TECHNOLOGIESS AND THE TEACHING-LEARNING PROCESS
      4. SYSTEMATIC LITERATURE REVIEW
      5. CONCLUSION
      6. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
      7. REFERENCES
      8. APPENDIX
    3. Chapter 15: Taking Advantage of MOOCs in K-12 Education
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. CONCLUSION
      4. REFERENCES
  11. Compilation of References
  12. About the Contributors