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Increasing student engagement and retention using mobile applications : smartphones, Skype and texting technologies

Author: Laura A Wankel; Patrick Blessinger; Jurate Stanaityte; Neil Washington
Publisher: Bingley, U.K. : Emerald, 2013.
Series: Cutting-edge technologies in higher education, v. 6, pt. d.
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Examines new research on how mobile technologies are being used in higher education to increase learner engagement in an epoch of increasing globalization and diversity. These enabling technologies are reshaping and reframing the practice of teaching and learning in higher education. Through case studies, surveys, and literature reviews, this volume will examine how mobile technologies are being used to improve  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Laura A Wankel; Patrick Blessinger; Jurate Stanaityte; Neil Washington
ISBN: 9781781905104 178190510X
OCLC Number: 827591578
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 326 p.) : ill.
Contents: New pathways in higher education : an introduction to using mobile technologies / Laura A. Wankel, Patrick Blessinger --
Educational designs supporting student engagement through networked project studies / Jørgen Lerche Nielsen, Lars Birch Andreasen --
Mobile learning : definition, uses and challenges / Jorge Brantes Ferreira ... [et al.] --
Bringing it all together : interdisciplinary perspectives on incorporating mobile technologies in higher education / Christina M. Partin, Skyler Lauderdale --
Engaging students in online courses through the use of mobile technology / Audeliz Matias, David F. Wolf --
Fashion design podcast initiative : emerging technologies and fashion design teaching strategies / Therèsa M. Winge, Mary C. Embry --
The innovative use of personal smart devices by students to support their learning / Anne Nortcliffe, Andrew Middleton --
Engaging teachers (and students) with media streaming technology : the case of box of broadcasts / Vicki Holmes ... [et al.] --
Business students' learning engagement as a function of reading assigned e-textbooks / Susan Stites-Doe, Patricia E. Maxwell, Jennifer Little Kegler --
Facilitated work based learning : a new method for continuing education? / Anja Overgaard Thomassen.
Series Title: Cutting-edge technologies in higher education, v. 6, pt. d.
Responsibility: edited by Laura A. Wankel, Patrick Blessinger ; in collaboration with Jurate Stanaityte, Neil Washington.

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Mobile technologies are reshaping and reframing the practice of teaching and learning in higher education. This volume critically examines new research on how mobile technologies and m-learning  Read more...

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