Development of Mobile Application for Higher Education: An Introduction
Mobile technology plays an important role in the economic development of a country as well as in teaching and learning. The development of mobile teaching and learning programs includes the efforts from course designers, system designers, software developers, teachers, educators, and students. From the industry point of view, it also needs the efforts from many service providers and content providers to implement a good mobile teaching and learning experience. All of these elements are essential for a good mobile teaching and learning program. The people who either worked in front of the classroom or behind the scenes should be appreciated. This chapter introduces some real cases, experiences, and theories in developing mobile teaching and learning programs in different countries. The technical barriers, difficulties, and solutions are also introduced in the following chapters. These invaluable experience and cases shed light on future mobile teaching and learning system design and development.