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Andrés Chiappe

The world is fast becoming increasingly digital, networked, and mobile. The use of mobile devices is a growing educational trend and determines how knowledge is taught and used when teaching and learning. This article presents the results of a comparative analysis of web and mobile educational content, which focuses on instructional issues that affect learning in a mobile context—namely, length, density, complexity, purpose, and structure. It then demonstrates that mobile content is shorter, denser, and more complex than the content of other types of educational media, and it proposes a critical assessment of how such content should be designed.

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Alexander König and Daniel Bernsen

Mobile devices enable pupils to decode edificial remains and symbols by spontaneously accessing additional information electronically. This article provides guidelines for mobile learning in history on the basis of mobility and enquiry- and design-based learning. The authors explore ways in which pupils may use their mobile devices to create innovative forms of collaboratively generated products like digital stories or geocaches. By drawing on social networks in order to promote discussion and publications, such products entail social participation and commitment. Mobile history learning also helps pupils to understand public debates about history, memory, and identity.

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Barbara Robertson and Mark J. Flowers

hall: Utilisation, effectiveness and student perceptions ’, British Journal of Educational Technology 38 , no. 1 : 106 – 115 . https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-8535.2006.00598.x . 10.1111/j.1467-8535.2006.00598.x Davis , S. , A. Connolly

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Individualization and Ethnopedagogy at Small Elementary Schools

Components of Vocational Training for University Tutors

Nikolai Neustroev, Anna Neustroeva, Tuyaara Shergina, and Jenanne K. Ferguson

Since the beginning of the 21st century, significant changes have occurred within the Russian education system aimed to optimize and modernize the content of educational programs at all levels and implement educational technologies in accordance

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Laurel Hart, Pamela Lamb, and Joshua Cader

consider the imagined, the personal, and the political. Hart explores the imaginary future of a science-fiction novel wherein a girl uses networked educational technology to escape violence, and she compares features of the device with today’s technologies

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Shih-Hsiung Liu

. and P. Lin ( 2015 ), ‘ Promoting discussion in peer instruction: Discussion partner assignment and accountability scoring mechanisms ’, British Journal of Educational Technology 46 , no. 4 : 839 – 847 . https://doi.org/10.1111/bjet.12178 . 10

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Sam Pryke

use, together with its attractive and uncluttered interface, are undoubtedly key reasons for the popularity of Socrative, the market leader in this area of educational technology. Certainly, Socrative has been successful, although it is probably not

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Inside the global teaching machine

MOOCs, academic labour and the future of the university

Michael A. Peters

and (cost) effective’. Perhaps most importantly he indicates how the ‘Educational technology companies and publishers are rushing to colonize the Big Data and personalized learning revolution’ reinforcing a set of reforms the move education towards

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Introduction

Digital Media and Contested Visions of Education

Wesley Shumar and Susan Wright

Journal of Educational Technology 46 , no. 3 : 597 – 607 . 10.1111/bjet.12155 Tait , A. ( 2008 ) ‘ What are open universities for? ’ Open Learning 23 , no. 2 : 85 – 93 . 10.1080/02680510802051871 UNESCO ( 2012a ) Turning on Mobile Learning

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Educational Film Studies

A Burgeoning Field of Research

Anne Bruch

Recherche sur l’Histoire du Cinéma, 2007). 3 Frederick James Smith, “The Evolution of the Motion Picture: Looking into the Future with Thomas A. Edison,” The New York Dramatic Mirror , 9 July 1913, 24. 4 Paul Saettler, The Evolution of American Educational