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E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2016 (Nov 14, 2016) pp. 679–687
This paper reports on the case study of 18 pre-schoolers 5 years old and their use of the mobile game Angry Birds. The game was played repeatedly for seven days with the aim to capture its impact on science learning and understanding. Data were...
Mobile games and science learning: A comparative study of 4 and 5 years old playing the game Angry Birds
British Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 49, No. 1 (January 2018) pp. 6–16
A popular activity among young children is the use of mobile devices and apps. Yet, the impact of mobile devices on learning and development is rather underexplored. The limited studies identified explore effects on literacy development and...
Tomorrow’s World nQuire: young people’s requirements for engaging with inquiry-led, civic engagement technologies
World Conference on Mobile and Contextual Learning 2018 (Nov 11, 2018) pp. 51–53
Citizen inquiry describes the learning benefits to people who engage actively in inquiry-led investigations. The Tomorrow’s world nQuire project, a collaboration between The Open University and the BBC in the UK, utilises the citizen inquiry...
The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning Vol. 19, No. 5 (Nov 27, 2018)
The importance of teachers in online learning is widely acknowledged to effectively support and stimulate learners. With the increasing availability of learning analytics data, online teachers might be able to use learning analytics dashboards to...
International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning Vol. 9, No. 2 (April 2017) pp. 16–38
The authors describe the design and formative evaluation of a sensor toolkit for Android smartphones and tablets that supports inquiry-based science learning. The Sense-it app enables a user to access all the motion, environmental and position...
Dimensions of personalisation in technology-enhanced learning: A framework and implications for design
Elizabeth FitzGerald; Natalia Kucirkova; Ann Jones; Simon Cross; Rebecca Ferguson; Christothea Herodotou; Garron Hillaire; Eileen Scanlon
British Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 49, No. 1 (January 2018) pp. 165–181
Personalisation of learning is a recurring trend in our society, referred to in government speeches, popular media, conference and research papers and technological innovations. This latter aspect—of using personalisation in technology-enhanced...