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Title Assessing the role of mobile technologies and distance learning in higher education / Patricia Ordóñez de Pablos, Robert D. Tennyson, and Miltiadis D. Lytras, editors
Published Hershey, Pennsylvania (701 E. Chocolate Avenue, Hershey, Pa., 17033, USA) : IGI Global, [2015]


Description 1 online resource (PDFs (377 pages).)
Series Advances in mobile and distance learning (AMDL) book series
Advances in mobile and distance learning.
Contents Distance learning in architecture/planning education: a case study in the faculty of architecture at Selcuk University / H. Filiz Alkan Meshur, Havva Alkan Bala -- A comparative study of business and engineering students' attitude to mobile technologies in distance learning / Andreas Ahrens, Jelena Zascerinska -- Using iPads in university mathematics classes: what do the students think? / Rim Gouia, Cindy Gunn, Diana Audi -- Leveraging asynchronous online instruction to develop elementary school mathematics teacher-leaders / Drew Polly -- Evaluation of mobile learning project at the UAE University: College of Engineering case study / Mousa. I. Hussein -- Challenges and opportunities for virtual universities in the 21st century / Luísa Margarida Cagica Carvalho -- Promoting interaction in an asynchronous e-learning environment / Maria Pavlis Korres -- M-learning in the Middle East: the case of Bahrain / Evangelia Marinakou, Charalampos Giousmpasoglou -- Mobile education mitigating the heavy magnitude of illiteracy in India / Kshama Pandey -- The role of internet technology in higher education: a complex responsive systems paradigm / Robert J. Blomme -- Internet technology and its application in competence development of highly educated staff: the role of transfer / Robert J. Blomme -- Google educational apps as a collaborative learning tool among computer science learners / Vasileios Paliktzoglou, Tasos Stylianou, Jarkko Suhonen -- Factors influencing behavior of selecting touch screen mobile phones / Muhammad Khalique, Senorita Lokie Tunggau -- Mobile wireless technologies application in education / Maryam Haghshenas, Abouzar Sadeghzadeh, Roghayeh Shahbazi, Mojtaba Nassiriyar
Summary "In recent years, the use of information technologies, mobile devices, and social media, along with the evolving needs of students, professionals, and academics, has grown rapidly. New ways of bringing learning content to students, new learning environments, and new teaching practices are necessary to keep up with these changes. This book provides a comprehensive understanding of m-learning processes by discussing challenges in higher education and the role of information technologies for effective learning"--Provided by publisher
Analysis Flexible learning environments
Mobile learning
Online courses
Role of faculty
Tablets and education
Technology platforms
Virtual universities
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Title screen (IGI Global, viewed 01/10/2015)
Subject Mobile communication systems in education.
Distance education.
EDUCATION -- Administration -- General.
EDUCATION -- Organizations & Institutions.
Distance education
Mobile communication systems in education
Form Electronic book
Author Ordóñez de Pablos, Patricia, 1975- editor
Tennyson, Robert D., editor
Lytras, Miltiadis D., 1973- editor.
IGI Global, publisher.
ISBN 9781466673175