||Mobile Learning: A Handbook for Developers, Educators, and Learners
By Scott McQuiggan, Lucy Kosturko, Jamie McQuiggan and Jennifer Sabourin
Anticipated publication date: First quarter 2015
A Handbook for Improving Education by Delivering on the Promise of Mobile Learning!
For educators and developers alike, mobile technologies represent a significant source of untapped potential. The authors of Mobile Learning: A Handbook for Developers, Educators, and Learners have taken on the important task of creating alignment among teachers, developers, and learners, helping you contribute to the next phase in both classroom and informal education. In this book, you'll learn how the science of learning can guide you in the goal of supporting learning with educational apps designed for tablets.
Mobile Learning serves as a guide to every step in the process of building transformative mobile learning--from development business models, design principles, and best practices to logistical guidance for the safe, effective, and responsible use of mobile apps in the classroom. Resources like The Great App Checklist will help you determine whether apps meet the needs of your audience, whether you're developing the apps yourself or using them with students. Mobile Learningis the only book to bring the goals of educators and developers into alignment for the good of students.
The research-based ideas in Mobile Learning frame the issue of technology in the classroom in a uniquely balanced and effective way. Read this book to learn just how far-reaching the potential of educational apps are, particularly for preschool and special populations. If today's students are to succeed in the marketplace after graduation, educators must address higher-order thinking skills and digital literacy. In Mobile Learning, you'll discover how teachers and developers can work together to meet the most urgent educational needs of our time.
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