Is this an ipad revolution or mobile learning revolution? A global perspective across countries : " iWorld, iLearn"

Khaddage, Ferial, Shonfeld, Miri, Yildiz, Melda N., Latteman, Christoph, Reed, Adalheidur and Bray, Eric 2013, Is this an ipad revolution or mobile learning revolution? A global perspective across countries : " iWorld, iLearn", in SITE 2013 : Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education international conference, Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Chesapeake, Va., pp. 3505-3513.

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Title Is this an ipad revolution or mobile learning revolution? A global perspective across countries : " iWorld, iLearn"
Author(s) Khaddage, Ferial
Shonfeld, Miri
Yildiz, Melda N.
Latteman, Christoph
Reed, Adalheidur
Bray, Eric
Conference name Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education. International Conference (24th : 2013 : New Orleans, Louisiana)
Conference location New Orleans, Louisiana
Conference dates 25 - 29 Mar. 2013
Title of proceedings SITE 2013 : Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education international conference
Editor(s) McBride, Ron
Searson, Michael
Publication date 2013
Conference series Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference
Start page 3505
End page 3513
Total pages 9
Publisher Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE)
Place of publication Chesapeake, Va.
Keyword(s) ipad revolution
mobile learning revolution
global perspective
Summary  This evolution of mobile technologies and application integration in education across the world has provided a shift to a new learning environment via various mobile platforms.Educational institutions globally are missing to identify specific mobile technologies initiatives and strategies as a method to evaluate these mobile technologies and to expose both students and teachers to the potential it engenders.This panel will undertake a cross country comparison among culturally diverse countries: Turkey,UAE,USA,Lebanon,Iceland,Israel,Japan,Germany.Questions will be raised such as:Why some countries are branding mobile learning and their integration of these technologies has been made device specific, app specific and operating system specific?Is this the right approach?The digital gap between countries will be discussed?Availability access, barriers and limitations for some countries are described.We will try to figure out similarities,differences and challenges among these countries.
ISBN 9781939797025
Language eng
Field of Research 130212 Science, Technology and Engineering Curriculum and Pedagogy
109999 Technology not elsewhere classified
080502 Mobile Technologies
Socio Economic Objective 970110 Expanding Knowledge in Technology
HERDC Research category E1 Full written paper - refereed
Copyright notice ©2013, AACE
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30057821

Document type: Conference Paper
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