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A Review of the Current Status of Mobile Apps in Education: Implications for Emerging Countries’ Business Education Strategies

  • Christoph Lattemann
  • Ferial Khaddage

Abstract

Mobile applications (in short: mobile apps) are software applications designed to run on mobile devices such as smart phones and tablet computers. These technologies have come a long way since the open- ing of the Apple App Store in 2008, especially in their applications for business, information, communication, health and gaming. Most mobile devices are capable of processing and disseminating informa- tion in an efficient way. Smart devices, such as the iPhone or iPad, are equipped with innovative functionalities and unique features for easy delivery of content, information sharing, and collaborative work over the Internet. This is the basis for the use of these technologies in the education industry.

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Mobile Device Cloud Computing Smart Phone Mobile Technology Distance Learning 
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© Christoph Lattemann and Ferial Khaddage 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  • Christoph Lattemann
    • 1
  • Ferial Khaddage
    • 2
  1. 1.Jacobs UniversityBremenGermany
  2. 2.Engineering and Built Environment, School of Information TechnologyDeakin UniversityVictoriaAustralia

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