Student experience and ubiquitous learning in higher education: impact of wireless and cloud applications

Benson, Vladlena and Morgan, Stephanie (2013) Student experience and ubiquitous learning in higher education: impact of wireless and cloud applications. Creative Education, 4 (8a). pp. 1-5. ISSN 2151-4755

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Abstract

Mobile learning apps for smartphones and tablet computer devices have entered Higher Education (HE) market. While universities are investing in new technologies, they also look into cost reduction strategies, including cloud computing. We draw upon a case study of a successful migration to mobile virtual environment and effective use of cloud computing at a UK university. Success factors and challenges of these emerging technologies in HE are discussed. The paper concludes with the consideration of student experience implications and research questions which need addressing in the area of ubiquitous learning.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Copyright © 2013 Vladlena Benson, Stephanie Morgan. This is an open access article distributed under the Cre-ative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any me-dium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Student Experience; Mobile Learning Apps; Wireless; Cloud Solutions; Educational Technology; Higher Education
Subjects: Education
Computing > Innovation and user experience
Education > Teaching and learning
Education > Teaching and learning > Technology-enhanced learning
Computing > Innovation and user experience > Usability
Computing
Depositing User: Vladlena Benson
Date Deposited: 13 Sep 2013 15:40
Last Modified: 22 Sep 2017 14:36
URI: http://repository.uwl.ac.uk/id/eprint/3874

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