Mobile Learning: Students’ Perspectives, Applications and Challenges

David René (Editor)
Corentin Aubin (Editor)

Series: Education in a Competitive and Globalizing World
BISAC: EDU012000



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Adelina Moura, PhD beings by presenting a study wherein an educational game for Android devices was developed with the goal of motivating students to study a Portuguese author of classic literature in Chapter One. In Chapter Two, Ana Nobre, PhD and Adelina Moura, PhD review the results of two studies, one on mobile learning in teaching French as a foreign language and the other on Portuguese language as a native language. Next, Chapter Three by Mohamed Sarrab, Hafedh Al-Shihi, Zuhoor Al-Khanjari, and Asharul Islam Khan also presents a study, this time on the correlation between internet and mobile experiences and mobile learning acceptance. In Chapter Four, Ronald Hoyt Robertson III deliberates on a pilot study of the Lazy User Model to identify situations where mobile learning is more beneficial than e-Learning. Afterwards, Chapter Five by Yen-Ting Lin and Yi-Chun Lin deliberates on the implementation of mobile learning in a flipped classroom. In Chapter Six, Tiziana Maria Sirangelo presents a study on the function of mobile technologies in learning and teaching activities in science education, after which Servel Miller, PhD and Katharine E. Welsh, PhD discuss students’ perceptions on Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) in Chapter Seven. Lastly, Chapter Eight by Judith Ramsay, Melody M. Terras, and Elizabeth A. Boyle examines the challenges of game-based learning. (Imprint: Nova)


Chapter 1. Game-Based Learning to Promote Student Engagement and Motivation to Study a Novel from Classic Literature
Adelina Moura, PhD (University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal)

Chapter 2. Mobile Learning Scenarios in Language Teaching: Perceptions of Vocational and Professional Education Students
Ana Nobre, PhD and Adelina Moura, PhD (Open University, Laboratório de Ensino a Distância e eLearning (LE@D), Lisboa, Portugal, and others)

Chapter 3. The Effects of Internet and Mobile Experiences on Mobile Learning Acceptance in Higher Education
Mohamed Sarrab, Hafedh Al-Shihi, Zuhoor Al-Khanjari, and Asharul Islam Khan (Communication and Information Research Center, Sultan Qaboos University, Sultanate of Oman)

Chapter 4. Assessing Selection Criteria for Choosing M-Learning within a Blended Learning Course in Africa
Ronald Hoyt Robertson III (Health Management, University of Applied Sciences Neu-Ulm, Neu-Ulm Germany)

Chapter 5. Applying Mobile Technology to the Support Learning and Diagnosis Approach in a Flipped Classroom
Yen-Ting Lin and Yi-Chun Lin (Department of Computer Science, National Pingtung University, Pingtung City, Taiwan, and others)

Chapter 6. Mobile Learning and Science Education
Tiziana Maria Sirangelo (Department of Life Sciences, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy)

Chapter 7. Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) in Higher Education: Opportunities and Challenges
Servel Miller, PhD and Katharine E. Welsh, PhD (University of Chester, Chester, United Kingdom)

Chapter 8. The Opportunities and Challenges of Mobile Game-Based Learning
Judith Ramsay, Melody M. Terras, and Elizabeth A. Boyle (Department of Interdisciplinary Studies, Manchester Metropolitan University, Crewe, UK, and others)


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