There has been a rapid and extensive uptake of mobile phones in remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, regardless of mobile phone coverage or Internet access (Brady et al., 2008; Featherstone, 2011). Kral (2014, p. 6f) stated “people, predominantly young people, [are] buying laptops, mobile phones and even iPads or Tablets”. Recent figures indicate Australia wide, 70% of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people own a smartphone, and in remote communities 43% of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people own a smartphone (MIR, 2014). What fosters and nurtures this embracing of mobile technologies?
|Title of host publication||Publishing Higher Degree Research|
|Subtitle of host publication||Making the Transition from Student to Researcher|
|Place of Publication||Rotterdam|
|Number of pages||8|
|Publication status||Published - 2016|
|Name||Higher Education Horizons|