White Paper: Mobile Learning in Tertiary Education in the UAE

Examining and measuring perceptions on an emerging mobile learning environment in the United Arab Emirates

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As we move through times of rapid technological progress, the education landscape has certainly felt the impact of development in technology.

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Mobile Learning is just one of the changes facing tertiary education today. Mobile Learning in Tertiary Education in the UAE explores the implications of implementing mobile learning devices (MLDs) in major universities in the United Arab Emirates.

"Higher Education in the region is witnessing exciting times of growth and development, backed by efforts to build human capital and attract talent from abroad for the purposes of research and training. The trend will rise in the years to come." Professor Raed Awamleh, Ex Vice-Chancellor and Director, Middlesex University Dubai

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    The MOOC Revolution

    Edited by Paul Kim

    Are MOOCs a catalyst for reimagining education, a sign of the increased corporatization of the education sector, or merely a well-publicized but passing trend? Massive Open Online Courses shares insights from multiple stakeholders on what MOOCs are now and could eventually become, providing those…

    Paperback – 2014-11-24
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  • Teaching the Humanities Online: A Practical Guide to the Virtual Classroom

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    By Steven J. Hoffman

    This practical guide is essential for anyone new to or intimidated by online instruction. It distills the…

    Paperback – 2014-11-19
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  • Inspiring the Secondary Curriculum with Technology

    Let the students do the work!

    By James Shea, Antony Stockford

    Are other teachers using technology in their lessons? Are you letting your own students down by not harnessing the power of your students’ technology knowledge in your lessons? Is your school asking you to show where you are developing ICT in your subject teaching? Technology in your subject does…

    Paperback – 2014-11-10
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  • Using Apps for Learning Across the Curriculum

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    By Richard Beach, David O'Brien

    How can apps be used to foster learning with literacy across the curriculum? This book offers both a theoretical framework for considering app affordances and practical ways to use apps to build students’ disciplinary literacies and to foster a wide range of literacy practices. Using Apps for…

    Paperback – 2014-10-24
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  • Authentic Learning for the Digital Generation

    Realising the potential of technology in the classroom

    By Angela McFarlane

    Why should we use technology to support learning? Where does the responsibility lie to prepare young people to be active and successful cybercitizens? Can we go on confiscating pupils’ smartphones indefinitely? Authentic Learning for the Digital Generation is a vital examination of young people’s…

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  • Tools for Teaching in an Educationally Mobile World

    By Jude Carroll

    Tools for Teaching in an Educationally Mobile World examines the challenges that undergraduate and postgraduate teachers often encounter when working with students from different national and cultural backgrounds. It focuses on the consequences for interactive teaching and for course design in a…

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    Edited by Mike Kent, Tama Leaver

    An Education in Facebook? examines and critiques the role of Facebook in the evolving landscape of higher education. At times a mandated part of classroom use, at others an informal network for students, Facebook has become an inevitable component of college life, acting alternately as an…

    Paperback – 2014-05-14
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  • The New Landscape of Mobile Learning

    Redesigning Education in an App-Based World

    Edited by Charles Miller, Aaron Doering

    The New Landscape of Mobile Learning is the first book to provide a research based overview of the largely untapped array of potential tools that m-Learning offers educators and students in face-to-face, hybrid, and distance education. This cutting edge guide provides: • An essential…

    Paperback – 2014-03-06
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  • Using Technology to Support Learning and Teaching

    By Andy Fisher, Kate Exley, Dragos Ciobanu

    The climate of Higher Education is changing rapidly. The students are more likely to see themselves as consumers and have increasingly high expectations regarding teaching and learning. Universities are in part aiming to meet this need by increasing the use of technology; for example, whether to…

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    Teaching and Learning Online, Volume 2, provides practical advice from academics, researchers, practitioners and designers who are currently engaged in defining, creating and delivering the increasingly important world of online learning.  This powerful guide avoids trends in…

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    Edited by Concetta M. Stewart, Catherine C. Schifter, Melissa E. Markaridian Selverian

    Today, new media is both augmenting and extending the traditional classroom with a variety of technology-based tools available to both students and faculty, and has created "new" virtual classrooms for anywhere, anytime availability to education. Despite the enormous potential for technology to…

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