Using Mobile Devices in Higher Education
Jimmy Barnes, Donna Herring, Jacksonville State University, United States
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States ISBN 978-1-939797-02-5 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Chesapeake, VA
As technology becomes a more important part of every facet of our modern society, higher education must deal with an ever increasing gap between how students live and the traditional classroom. Educators have tried with varying degrees of success to incorporate new technologies into the curriculum as the new technologies become available. Mobile handheld technology is the latest evolution of personal computing and studies have demonstrated that these new devices have the power to transform the curriculum. Properly used, these devices can transition occasional, supplemental use of computers for instruction to more frequent use allowing educators to make them an integral part of the curriculum. This study demonstrates how mobile handheld technology has been incorporated into the graduate education curriculum.
Barnes, J. & Herring, D. (2013). Using Mobile Devices in Higher Education. In R. McBride & M. Searson (Eds.), Proceedings of SITE 2013--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 206-211). New Orleans, Louisiana, United States: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).