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E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning Vol. 2014, No. 1 (Oct 28, 2014)
Two major technological transitions are taking place: support for asynchronous collaboration, Web 2.0 technology (web connectivity), is making way for support for synchronous collaboration, Social 3.0 technology (mobile, high-speed connectivity),...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2013 (Mar 25, 2013) pp. 3765–3773
In the 21st century having a social media account has become deeply ingrained in our society; the old way of networking via who you knew or who knew you is no longer in play. Today a large portion of personal and professional networking is done via...
Under What Conditions Does Computer Use Positively Impact Student Achievement? Supplemental vs. Essential Use
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2012 (Mar 05, 2012) pp. 2021–2028
1:1 is happening in America’s K-12 schools - and happening fast. Laptops are out and mobile devices are in. But if we want to see the needle on student achievement move in the positive direction, we need to learn from the successes and failures of...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2014 (Mar 17, 2014) pp. 2367–2368
This presentation will examine the current state of mobile tools and how they could usher in a refreshing new era of education. However, the “culture of schools” may undermine the “transformative” potential of these devices, in the same way it...
Barriers and Limitations of Mobile Device Integration: The Case of Nan Chiau Primary School (Singapore)
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 2420–2424
Mobile devices are being used as learning tools for grade three and grade four students at Nan Chiau Primary School in Singapore. This is part of the WeLearn Project initiative by the University of Michigan, Microsoft and Nokia, the aim of this...
E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2014 (Oct 20, 2014) pp. 980–986
Smartphones are fusion devices; they are currently being used in our daily activities--social, work, education and communication. Smartphones provide rapid and easy access to information and facilitate communication anytime, anywhere. The main focus ...
Education and Information Technologies Vol. 20, No. 4 (2015) pp. 625–640
In this paper a review of the pedagogical, technological, policy and research challenges and concepts underlying mobile learning is presented, followed by a brief description of categories of implementations. A model Mobile learning framework and...
Global Learn 2010 (May 17, 2010) pp. 1–5
This panel session incorporates on-site and virtual presenters focusing on a "call for action" emerging from the International Handbook for Information Technology in Primary & Secondary Education (Springer, 2008; 136 authors from 23 nations)....
TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning Vol. 58, No. 4 (July 2014) pp. 19–26
This article discusses a systemic change that expanded the doctorate in Learning Technologies at the University of North Texas to include a distributed option, delivered primarily online. It provides an overview of the development process from...
Mike Muir; Alice Owen; Gerald Knezek; Rhonda Christensen; Elliot Soloway; Cathie Norris; Peter Albion; Ian Gibson
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 4366–4371
More and more jurisdictions are exploring and implementing ubiquitous learning environments. The Ubiquitous Computing Evaluation Consortium identifies at least 14 large-scale learning with laptop and 16 district initiatives. Other jurisdictions are ...
BaoHui Zhang; Chee-Kit Looi; Peter Seow; Gean Chia; Lung-Hsiang Wong; Wenli Chen; Hyo-Jeong So; Elliot Soloway; Cathie Norris
Computers & Education Vol. 55, No. 4 pp. 1504–1523
The history of science education reform has been fundamentally centered around science curriculum development and implementation. The advent of mobile technologies has necessitated a re-examination of how students could better learn science through...
Chee-Kit Looi; Lung-Hsiang Wong; Hyo-Jeong So; Peter Seow; Yancy Toh; Wenli Chen; Baohui Zhang; Cathie Norris; Elliot Soloway
Computers & Education Vol. 53, No. 4 (December 2009) pp. 1120–1132
With the mass adoption of mobile computing devices by the current school generation, significant opportunities have emerged for genuinely supporting differentiated and personalized learning experiences through mobile devices. In our school-based...