An Introduction to Current Trends and Benefits of Mobile Wireless Technology Use in Higher Education Article
Sang Hyun Kim, Clif Mims, Kerry P. Holmes, The University of Mississippi, United States
AACE Journal Volume 14, Number 1, ISSN 1065-6901 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Chesapeake, VA
The development of mobile wireless technologies has generated a considerable amount of excitement among practitioners and academics because it results in shifting the academic environment from traditional settings to mobile learning (m-learning) settings. Increasing numbers of institutions of higher education offer courses using mobile wireless technologies as alternative teaching and learning tools. However, regardless of such interests in mobile wireless technologies in higher education, there is lack of academic research on the use of mobile wireless technologies in the higher education setting. The purpose of this article is to examine current information on mobile wireless technologies and answer three crucial questions such as (1) What types of mobile wireless technologies are currently being used in higher education? (2) How do mobile wireless technologies access to network resources? (3) What are the benefits of mobile wireless technologies in higher education? Without understanding of these issues, it is virtually impossible to study any subject of mobile wireless technologies in higher education.
Kim, S.H., Mims, C. & Holmes, K.P. (2006). An Introduction to Current Trends and Benefits of Mobile Wireless Technology Use in Higher Education. AACE Journal, 14(1), 77-100. Chesapeake, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved July 16, 2018 from https://www.learntechlib.org/primary/p/6158/.
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