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A fundamental revolution in higher education is being sparked bythe ubiquity of mobile devices used by students, faculty, andadministrators. The opportunity is ripe for institutions,instructors, and instructional designers to take advantage ofmobile technology to enhance the learning experience. To do this,we need to understand the power on tap, examine fundamentalprinciples, review illustrative examples, and ultimately thinkthrough ways to improve the learner experience.

The Mobile Academy contains theoretical and practicalguidance on the ways mobile devices can be used most effectively inhigher education. It is a guide for systematically integratingmobile devices into courses and other academic and student supportservices in order to facilitate learning outcomes and studentsuccess.

The book covers a wealth of topics, including the use of textmessages, mobile web, e-books, and mobile apps, as applied to:

Administration: How mobile devices can be used toenhance enrollment, registration, alert messaging, surveys, andmore Classroom Content: Suggestions for using mobile devicesaudio, video, documents, and other content Assessment: Guidance for applying mobile technology toportfolios, quizzes, simulations, and more Communication: Guidance on the various mobilecommunication options and social networks used for student-teacherinteractions and social activities that foster learning The Future: Covers the next wave of mobile learningincluding virtual field trips, augmented reality, alternate realitygames, and more.
Published: Wiley on
ISBN: 9781118146057
List price: $40.00
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