Increasing Student Engagement and Retention Using Mobile Applications: Smartphones, Skype and Texting Technologies Vol: 6, Part D


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Format:
Paperback
ISBN:
9781781905098
Published:
30 Jan 2013
Publisher:
Emerald Group Publishing Limited
Dimensions:
250 pages - 152 x 229 x 18mm
Series:
Cutting-edge Technologies in Higher Education

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Increasing Student Engagement and Retention Using Mobile Applications: Smartphones, Skype and Texting Technologies 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 teamwork and leadership skills in students, to create engaging communities of practice, and how these technologies are being used to create inter-cultural and global experiences. This volume will also discuss frameworks for adopting and deploying these technologies.
List of Contributors. New Pathways in Higher Education: An Introduction to Using Mobile Technologies. Educational Designs Supporting Student Engagement Through Networked Project Studies. Mobile Learning: Definition, Uses and Challenges. Bringing it all Together: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Incorporating Mobile Technologies in Higher Education. Engaging Students in Online Courses Through the Use of Mobile Technology. Fashion Design Podcast Initiative: Emerging Technologies and Fashion Design Teaching Strategies. The Innovative Use of Personal Smart Devices by Students to Support their Learning. Engaging Teachers (and Students) With Media Streaming Technology: The Case of Box of Broadcasts. Business Students’ Learning Engagement as a Function of Reading Assigned e-Textbooks. Facilitated Work Based Learning: A New Method for Continuing Education?. About the Authors. Author Index. Subject Index. Increasing Student Engagement and Retention Using Mobile Applications: Smartphones, Skype and Texting Technologies. Cutting-Edge Technologies in Higher Education. Cutting-Edge Technologies in Higher Education. Copyright page.

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