Empowering Learners With Mobile Open-Access Learning Initiatives, 1st Edition

  • Michael Mills
  • Donna Wake
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  • ISBN-10: 1522521232
  • ISBN-13: 9781522521235
  • DDC: 371.33
  • 357 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released August 2020
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017

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Education has been progressing at a rapid pace ever since educators have been able to harness the power of mobile technology. Open-access learning techniques provide more students with the opportunity to engage in educational opportunities that may have been previously restricted. Empowering Learners With Mobile Open-Access Learning Initiatives is an authoritative reference source that offers an engaging look at how mobile technologies are aiding educators in providing new, innovative ways to enhance student learning experiences. Featuring relevant topics such as switch access technology, digital portfolios, dual enrollment students, and place conscious education, this is a reliable resource for academicians, educators, students, and practitioners that are interested in studying recent mobile education advancements.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Advances in Mobile and Distance Learning (AMDL) Book Series.
Titles in This Series.
Editorial Advisory Board.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
1: Empowering High-Needs Students With Problem-Based Learning Through Mobile Technology.
2: Improving Access to Higher Education With UDL and Switch Access Technology: A Case Study.
3: Mobile Makerspace Carts: A Practical Model to Transcend Access and Space.
4: Making Agricultural Learning Accessible: Examining Gender in the Use of Animations via Mobile Phones.
5: Toys or Tools? Educators' Use of Tablet Applications to Empower Young Students Through Open Ended Literacy Learning.
Curriculum and Resources.
6: Logistical Issues With OER Initiative in a K-12 Environment.
7: Mobile Apps in Open Educational Resources.
8: Mobile Open-Access Revolutionizing Learning Among University Students in Kenya: The Role of the Smartphone.
9: Engaging and Empowering Dual Enrollment Students: A Principles of Economics Course Example.
10: Ensuring Ethics and Equity With Classroom Assessments and Mobile Technology: Advancing Online Education.
11: Socrative: Using Mobile Devices to Promote Language Learning.
12: “With Tension Comes a Little Work”: Motivation and Safety in Online Peer Review.
13: Teaching Exceptional Children With Mobile Technologies in a General Education Classroom.
14: Fusing Culturally Responsive Teaching, Place Conscious Education, and Problem Based Learning With Mobile Technologies: Sparking Change.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.