Mobile and Ubiquitous Learning

An International Handbook

  • Shengquan Yu
  • Mohamed Ally
  • Avgoustos Tsinakos

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Theoretical Foundation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Helen Crompton, Yi-Ching Lin, Diane Burke, Alana Block
      Pages 3-17
    3. Elena Olmos, Janaina Ferreira Cavalcanti, José-Luís Soler, Manuel Contero, Mariano Alcañiz
      Pages 95-106
    4. Qi Wang
      Pages 127-139
    5. Bibeg Limbu, Mikhail Fominykh, Roland Klemke, Marcus Specht, Fridolin Wild
      Pages 157-175
  3. Research and Applications

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 191-191
    2. Paul Neuhold, Martin Ebner, Hermann Maurer
      Pages 229-247
    3. Helmi Norman, Mohamed Ally, Norazah Nordin
      Pages 249-259
    4. Alice Schmidt Hanbidge, Tony Tin, Nicole Sanderson
      Pages 305-321
    5. Muhammad Sabri Sahrir, Mohd Firdaus Yahaya, Mohd Shahrizal Nasir, Mohd Fauzi Abdul Hamid
      Pages 341-361
    6. Liujie Xu, Fancong Wang, Bo Yu
      Pages 363-377

About this book


This book explores the latest trends and technologies in the field of mobile and ubiquitous learning. It highlights best practices in technology-enhanced learning, and explores how new technologies such as mobile, augmented and wearable technologies are shaping instructional design strategies and the content curriculum development process.

The book consists of approximately 20 chapters, written by international experts in the field of mobile and ubiquitous learning. The authors hail from Austria, Brazil, Canada, China, Greece, India, Malaysia, Mauritius, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Sweden, and the United Kingdom. Topics covered include but are not limited to: Use of social media in mobile learning, Contexts of learning and challenges of mobility: Designing for formal, informal, and non-formal learning, Mobile virtual reality: a promising technology to change the way we learn and teach, Mobile applications for encyclopedias, Ethical considerations in the incorporation of mobile and ubiquitous technologies into teaching and learning, Use of augmented reality in mobile learning for students with disabilities, Using wearable technology to support transfer of expertise, and Core technologies in mobile learning. Providing valuable insights on the future of education and the upcoming pedagogies that will be applied in traditional, distance and blended learning, the book offers educators and stakeholders essential guidance in making innovations for the new generations of learners in the 21st century.


Mobile Learning Augmented Reality Context-aware Technology Seamless Learning Technology-enhanced Learning Educational Technology Emerging Technology in Education Smart Education Ubiquitous Learning

Editors and affiliations

  • Shengquan Yu
    • 1
  • Mohamed Ally
    • 2
  • Avgoustos Tsinakos
    • 3
  1. 1.Beijing Normal UniversityBeijingChina
  2. 2.Athabasca UniversityAlbertaCanada
  3. 3.Eastern Macedonia and Thrace Institute of TechnologyKavalaGreece

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Singapore
  • eBook Packages Education Education (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-981-10-6143-1
  • Online ISBN 978-981-10-6144-8
  • Series Print ISSN 2366-1658
  • Series Online ISSN 2366-1666
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