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Wearable Technology and Mobile Innovations for Next-Generation Education.


Wearable Technology and Mobile Innovations for Next-Generation Education

Edited by Janet Holland

Information Science Reference


364 pages



Advances in Educational Technologies and Instructional Design


International contributors in teaching, counselor education, rehabilitation counseling, educational leadership, computer applications, and science literacy offer an overview of the development and uses of wearable technologies in business and education. Section 1 deals with mobile and wearable technology introduction, offering four chapters on areas such as purposes and technical considerations of wearable technologies, educational technology, and health and fitness wearable technology. Section 2 covers device extensions in areas such as digital badges, wearable cameras, and educational multimedia. Section 3 describes applications such as wearables for people with disabilities, augmented reality teacher training, and Google AdSense as a mobile technology in education. Section 4 describes applications in applied sciences, such as smart device clickers and wearables technologies for earth science. B&w illustrations and process diagrams are included. ([umlaut] Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR)

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Date:May 1, 2016
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