The International Higher Education Teaching and Learning Review has posted a request for articles for their upcoming issue centered on Engaging Mobile Technologies to Support Diverse Postsecondary Students.
Editors: Professor Amy Lee and Dr. Rhiannon D. Williams, University of Minnesota
From their call for contributions:
“This volume invites contributions that pertain to the intersections between learning technologies, access and equity, and pedagogy across diverse higher educational contexts. Current demographic, social, and economic contexts underscore the need for colleges and universities to support educational outcomes for an increasingly heterogeneous population, and to prepare graduates for the cognitive and intercultural complexity of the twenty-first century. Emerging research suggests that new technologies provide powerful opportunities to support learning, but in order to realize that potential, it is imperative to support practitioners’ capacity to meaningfully engage and integrate technology so as to support access, success, and learning outcomes for diverse populations.
We invite contributions from different disciplinary and institutional perspectives that explore the tensions and complexities of varying viewpoints and experiences with mobile technologies in undergraduate classrooms. Submissions will be peer reviewed in accordance with standard procedure for International Higher Education Teaching and Learning Review. ”
Contributions should be developed to fit one the three sections of the special issue:
a. Designing and sustaining effective institutional infrastructure to support integrated use of mobile technologies in postsecondary education.
b. Pedagogical and instructional activities that effectively utilize mobile technology to support diverse populations.
c. Assessment of learning.
The deadline for article submissions is July 1st, 2014. Please submit your full manuscript through the HETL Journal Management System (JMS) at https://www.hetl.org/journals/. If you are not currently registered on the HETL JMS, before you can submit your paper, you must first create a user account by clicking on the Register link and then create your user account. Please be sure to include the word mobileissue in the file name of your document to denote that it is for the special issue.
If there are any questions please contact Rhiannon Williams at firstname.lastname@example.org
Manuscripts must include:
•6000-8000 word article (excluding references)
•500-700 word abstract of the article
•Please submit authors names, affiliations and country, manuscript title and short bios of all authors
•Please remove your name and other personal information that identifies you from the text of the manuscript. Remove your name and other identifying details from the document properties. In referencing your own work use Author, A. (year). Or Author, A. (year) Article 1 and so on if you are citing more than one of your previous articles.
o Submissions due July 1, 2014
o Decisions will be made by October 1, 2014
o Revisions of accepted manuscripts due December 1, 2014