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Technology in Education

  • John Vong
  • Insu Song
Chapter
Part of the Topics in Intelligent Engineering and Informatics book series (TIEI, volume 11)

Abstract

Supporting diverse and rapidly changing learning styles of new digital age generations is a major hurdle in the age of massification of education markets. The institutions must now utilize the unprecedented network speed and mobile technology to stimulating learning environments for the new digital age generations. Institutions need to accommodate different learning styles of students often comprising of working professionals, different age groups and students from cultural backgrounds. Researchers have been trying solve these challenges through flexible learning and blended learning approaches. Faced with new digital age generations, unprecedented network speed and mobile technology, researchers now frequently quote mobilized curriculum, social-interaction oriented learning, personalized learning and collaborative mobile learning. This chapter reviews relevant education models, learning styles, literature, and technology to help identify new emerging research problems and research methodologies in m-learning.

Keywords

Technology in education Blended learning Mobile learning Collaborative learning m-Learning 

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© Springer Science+Business Media Singapore 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Financial IT AcademySingapore Management UniversitySingaporeSingapore
  2. 2.School of Business (IT)James Cook UniversitySingaporeSingapore

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