Sharples, Mike; Taylor, Josie and Vavoula, Giasemi
(2007). A theory of learning for the mobile age.
In: Andrews, Richard and Haythornthwaite, Caroline eds.
The Sage Handbook of E-learning Research.
London, UK: Sage, pp. 221–247.
About the book: This handbook provides a state-of-the-art, in-depth account of research in the rapidly expanding field of E-learning. The first of its kind, it provides reviews of over 20 areas in E-learning research by experts in the field, and provides a critical account of the best work to date. The contributors cover the basics of the discipline, as well as new theoretical perspectives. Areas of research covered by the Handbook include:
- Contexts for researching e-learning
- Theory and policy
- Language and literacy
- Design issues
- History of the field
The editors' introduction and many of the chapters show how multiple aspects of E-learning interact. The introduction also provides a new model for researching the field.
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