Architectures for Distributed and Complex M-Learning Systems: Applying Intelligent Technologies, 1st Edition

  • Santi Caballe
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  • ISBN-10: 1605668834
  • ISBN-13: 9781605668833
  • DDC: 371.33
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 342 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2009 | Published/Released March 2010
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2009

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Over the last decade, the needs of educational organizations have been changing in accordance with increasingly complex pedagogical models and with the technological evolution of e-learning environments with very dynamic teaching and learning requirements. "Architectures for Distributed and Complex M-Learning Systems: Applying Intelligent Technologies" explores state-of-the-art software architectures and platforms used to support distributed and mobile e-learning systems. Containing research from leading international experts, this advanced publication provides useful references to support learning practices for academicians, researchers, and practitioners.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Editorial Advisory Board.
List of Reviewers.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
1: Architectures, Frameworks, and Platforms for Mobile Learning Systems.
2: Developing Tools that Support Effective Mobile and Game Based Learning: The Collage Platform.
3: Designing an Architecture to Provide Ubiquity in Mobile Learning.
4: MobiGlam: A Framework of Interoperability and Adaptivity for Mobile Learning.
5: SW–Architecture for Device Independent Mobile Learning.
6: A Ubiquitous and Pervasive Learning Framework: Linking the Learner, the Workplace, and the Education Institute.
7: A Mobile Service Platform for Trustworthy E–Learning Service Provisioning.
8: Technological Advances in Support for Mobile Learning.
9: Mobile Web 2.0: Bridging Learning Contexts.
10: Mobile Grids: An Enabling Technology for Next Generation M-Learning Applications.
11: Intelligent M-Learning Frameworks: Information and Communication Technology Applied in a Laptop Environment.
12: Integrating Ontology-Based Content Management into a Mobilized Learning Environment.
13: Context-Awareness and Distributed Events in Mobile Learning.
14: ‘Intelligent Context’ for Personalized Mobile Learning.
15: Architecture Applications and Case Studies on Mobile Learning Practices.
16: Schools in Action: Pedagogical Evaluation of Collage, a Case Study on Mobile and Location Game-Based Learning.
17: Technical Evaluation of Wireless Communications in a Mobile Learning Architecture.
18: Supporting Mobile Access to VLE Resources through MobiGlam.
19: Using Technology to Support Quality Learning for School Activities Involving Field Studies.
20: Exploring Learner Identities through M–Learning: Learning across Regional and Knowledge Boundaries.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.