Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xliv
  2. Design of Mobile Teaching and Learning in Higher Education

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Bonnie Amelia Dean, Kathryn Harden-Thew, Janine Delahunty, Lisa Thomas
      Pages 49-63
    3. Bibhya Sharma, Pritika Reddy, Emmenual Reddy, Swasti Narayan, Vineet Singh, Raneel Kumar et al.
      Pages 109-134
    4. Yu (Aimee) Zhang
      Pages 135-160
    5. Yu (Aimee) Zhang, Wangweilai Xiang, Qifang Xue
      Pages 161-178
    6. Tressa M. Haderlie, Apoorva Chauhan, Whitney Lewis, Breanne K. Litts
      Pages 179-197
    7. Jason Haag, Peter Berking
      Pages 221-240
    8. Oscar R. Boude Figueredo, Jairo A. Jimenez Villamizar
      Pages 257-271
    9. Deborah Silvis, Jeremiah Kalir, Katie Headrick Taylor
      Pages 289-311
    10. Teresa Cardoso, Renato Abreu
      Pages 313-332

About this book


Mobile technologies have been used in higher education for many years. They provide good solutions for teaching and learning and make learning available anywhere and anytime. This handbook is a fully revised and expanded edition of the original 2015 Handbook of Mobile Teaching and Learning includes seven sections: design, development, adoption, collaboration, evaluation and the future of mobile teaching and learning technology in higher education as well as an entirely new section on VR, AR and wearable technologies in education. It includes different projects and practices in higher education across different countries. The book provides in-depth background information and cases studies in high technology teaching and learning and future expectations for new technology in higher education. The variety of projects and programs running in different countries helps boost innovation and discussion in future projects and practices. It also provides guidelines for future design and development of mobile applications for higher education. 


Mobile teaching Mobile learning Distance learning Mobile technologies Education design Big Data and education Big Data analytics Wearable technology and education Moment of Need mobile support Augmented Reality and Education

Editors and affiliations

  • Yu (Aimee) Zhang
    • 1
  • Dean Cristol
    • 2
  1. 1.WEMOSOFTWollongongAustralia
  2. 2.Department of Teaching and LearningThe Ohio State UniversityLimaUSA

About the editors

Dr. Yu (Aimee) Zhang is the CEO and founder of the World Educators Mobile – WEMOSOFT and Wolong School in Wollongong, Australia. She was a Lecturer in the University of Wollongong School of Economics from 2009 to 2014. She has been teaching economics for more than 5 years. Her innovative teaching and learning with mobile technology received many awards and grants from the university and faculty. Her 5 years working experience in telecommunication industry as remote educational system designer, developer, project manager, and quality assurance manager in different companies also contributed to the cross-discipline innovations. Passionate in both teaching and mobile technology, she designed and developed the mobile application “Tutors in Pockets” for mobile teaching and learning for both iOS and Android mobile devices. She also collaborated with different universities and institutions on mobile projects in higher education teaching and learning.


Dean Cristol Ph.D. is Associate Professor in the Department of Teaching and Learning in the College of Education and Human Ecology at the Ohio State University. His area of research is to establish and maintain university-school partnerships, professional development in educational settings for marginalized students and teachers, and preparing people to teach and learn in twenty-first-century educational environments. Currently, he is using this research framework to integrate technology into learning contexts, specifically mobile learning and technology. He has researched in many educational settings, from large and small school systems in the United States to Mexican preschools and schools in Bangladesh, working closely with governmental and nongovernmental organizations. He has participated in several national and state partnering grants; published his research in numerous international, national, and state journals; published several chapters in books; presented his research at several international, national, and state conferences; and served on several journal editorial boards. Currently, he is an Associate Editor for Theory Into Practice and a member of the Executive Committee for the International Association for Mobile Learning.

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