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Models for Interdisciplinary Mobile Learning

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Mobile learning, or m-learning, can take place in any environment using technologies that fit in the palm of the hand or can be easily carried from one place to another.Models for Interdisciplinary Mobile Learning: Delivering Information to Students investigates m-learning applications in developed and developing countries as individuals and groups embrace mobile systems. This innovative work expands on existing perspectives, applications, theories, and philosophies while also exploring how blended learning practices have developed into mobile learning opportunities.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Editorial Advisory Board and List of Reviewers
    1. EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD
    2. LIST OF REVIEWERS
  5. Foreword
  6. Preface
    1. INTRODUCTION
    2. UNIQUENESS OF THE BOOK
    3. TARGET AUDIENCE
    4. THE STRUCTURE OF THE BOOK
    5. CONCLUSION
  7. Acknowledgment
  8. Section 1: Theorizing About Mobile Learning
    1. Chapter 1: An Analysis of Mobile Learning in Education, Business, and Medicine
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. E-LEARNING TO M-LEARNING
      4. NET GENERS AND DIGITAL NATIVES
      5. STUDY OVERVIEW
      6. BRIEF REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE
      7. SUMMARY
      8. Appendix A. Numerical Listing of M-Learning Articles
    2. Chapter 2: Producing Generic Principles and Pedagogies for Mobile Learning
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. THE MAIN FOCUS OF THE CHAPTER
      5. USING THE MODEL
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
    3. Chapter 3: But Do They Want Us in “Their” World?
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. RESULTS
      5. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
    4. Chapter 4: Standardized, Flexible Design of Electronic Learning Environments to Enhance Learning Efficiency and Effectiveness
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. ELECTRONIC LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS
      5. OTHER CONSIDERATIONS
      6. ELE DESIGN
      7. A HISTORICAL CASE FOR STANDARDIZING ELE DESIGN
      8. IMPROVING EFFICIENCY AND EFFECTIVENESS BY DESIGN
      9. OPPORTUNITIES FOR IMPROVED EFFICIENCY
      10. OPPORTUNITIES FOR IMPROVED EFFECTIVENESS
      11. A SAMPLE STANDARDIZED, FLEXIBLE COURSE DESIGN MODEL
      12. A RECAP ON EFFICIENCY AND EFFECTIVENESS
      13. FUTURE DIRECTIONS
      14. CONCLUSION
    5. Chapter 5: Situation-Based and Activity-Based Learning Strategies for Pervasive Learning Systems at Workplace
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. LEARNING AND WORKING
      4. P-LEARNET PROJECT
      5. SITUATION-BASED AND ACTIVITY-BASED LEARNING STRATEGIES
      6. MIXED STRATEGY
      7. USE CASES
      8. CONCLUSION
  9. Section 2: Practicing Mobile Learning
    1. Chapter 6: Mobile Learning in Action
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. CASE STUDY ONE: NISGA’A SCHOOL DISTRICT
      4. CASE STUDY TWO: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN BRITISH COLUMBIA
      5. CASE STUDY THREE: SWEET WATER SCHOOL DISTRICT
      6. M-LEARNING ACROSS THE CASES
    2. Chapter 7: Investigating Undergraduate Student Mobile Device Use in Context
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. LITERATURE
      4. METHODS
      5. RESULTS AND DISCUSSIONS
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
    3. Chapter 8: Mobile Learning in Medicine
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. NEED FOR M-LEARNING IN MEDICINE
      5. LEARNING THAT OCCURS IN M-LEARNING
      6. FUTURE DIRECTIONS
    4. Chapter 9: Unleashing the Potential of Mobile Learning through SMS Text for Open and Distance Learners
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. THE EMERGENCE OF MOBILE LEARNING
      5. THE USE OF SMS FOR LEARNING
      6. MOBILE LEARNING AT OUM
      7. PHASE 1: CREATING THE SMS CONTENT
      8. PHASE 2: SCHEDULING THE SMSES
      9. PHASE 3: INTERACTING ON FACEBOOK
      10. FEEDBACK AND EVALUATION OF THE MOBILE LEARNING INITIATIVE
      11. ISSUES AND CHALLENGES
      12. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      13. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      14. CONCLUSION
    5. Chapter 10: Promoting Learner Generated Content and Podcasting in Postgraduate Hospitality Education
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. PODCASTING IN EDUCATION
      4. EARLY STEPS IN EDUCATION
      5. LEARNING THEORY
      6. THE CASE STUDY
      7. CONCLUSION
    6. Chapter 11: Closing in on Vocabulary Acquisition
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. IPOD TOUCH PILOT PROGRAM DESIGN
      5. STUDY ANALYSIS
      6. RECOMMENDATIONS
      7. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      8. CONCLUSION
  10. Section 3: Extending Mobile Learning
    1. Chapter 12: Augmented Reality and Mobile Technologies
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. AUGMENTED REALITY IN BUSINESS
      5. AUGMENTED REALITY IN TOURISM
      6. AUGMENTED REALITY IN EDUCATION
      7. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 13: Student Perceptions and Uses of Wireless Handheld Devices
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. STUDENT PERCEPTIONS AND USES OF WIRELESS HANDHELD DEVICES
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
    3. Chapter 14: Using Students’ Own Mobile Technologies to Support Clinical Competency Development in Speech Pathology
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. COMPETENCY DEVELOPMENT
      5. STANDARDISED PATIENTS
      6. USING STUDENTS’ OWN MOBILE DEVICES FOR TEACHING AND LEARNING
      7. MOBILITY
      8. LEARNING ACROSS DIFFERENT CONTEXTS
      9. MOBILE LEARNING IN A STANDARDISED PATIENT CLINIC
      10. STUDENTS’ PERCEPTIONS OF MOBILE TECHNOLOGIES IN CLINICAL LEARNING
      11. LIMITATIONS OF THE STUDY
      12. FUTURE DIRECTIONS FOR MOBILE LEARNING IN CLINICAL PRACTICE
      13. CONCLUSION
    4. Chapter 15: The New Age “Information Dowser” and Mobile Learning Opportunities
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. FORMATIVE ASSESSMENT
      5. BAYESIAN INFERENCE MODELS AND THE “PSYCHOMETRIC APPROACH” IN FORMATIVE ASSESSMENT
      6. LEARNING OBJECT
      7. FORMATIVE ASSESSMENT, BAYESIAN PSYCHOMETRIC APPROACHES, AND LEARNING OBJECTS IN EDUCATION: SUCCESSFUL APPLICATIONS AND IMPLICATIONS FOR ALIGNMENT OF INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS
      8. FORMATIVE ASSESSMENT, BAYESIAN PSYCHOMETRIC APPROACHES, AND LEARNING OBJECTS IN BUSINESS: IMPLICATIONS FOR CONTEXTUAL ALIGNMENT OF INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS
      9. REVISITING ACADEMIC ISSUES: MOBILE TECHNOLOGY AND THE “MILLENNIAL FACTOR”
      10. FUTURE TRENDS AND CONCEPTS
  11. Compilation of References
  12. About the Contributors