Mobile Learning

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Maria Uther
MDPI, Mar 25, 2019 - Social Science - 86 pages

 Mobile learning has become one of the more influential aspects of the field of educational technology, given the ubiquity of modern mobile devices and proliferation of educational applications or ‘apps’. Within this volume, there are a range of studies and reviews which cover a breadth of current topics in the field, namely user motivations for using mobile learning, issues in evaluation, as well as domain-specific considerations (e.g., use within language learning or audio-based applications). Together, these studies represent the synthesis of a range of methods, approaches, and applications that highlight benefits and areas of future growth of mobile technologies and how they can be useful and most effective in education.

 

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 Maria Uther is a Professor of Psychology at the University of Wolverhampton and is the Head of the Centre for Psychological Research. She is a Health Professional Council registered Occupational Psychologist and a British Psychological Society Chartered Psychologist. She has authored numerous peer-refereed journal articles, given keynote talks, and her work has been funded by a variety of sources, including the EPSRC, ESRC, Nuffield Foundation, Nokia Foundation, and Sharp Research Laboratories of Europe. She is a sought-after external consultant on the design and usage of mobile technologies for learning. She has served on numerous scientific committees, including Interspeech, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, and IADIS mobile learning, among others.

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