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Educational Media International

2014 Volume 51, Number 3

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Number of articles: 6

  1. Learning Chinese Characters via Mobile Technology in a Primary School Classroom

    Jie Lu, Sue Meng & Vincent Tam

    This paper describes a project, including the design, development, and use of a mobile application (referred to as application hereafter) for learning Chinese as a second language in a bilingual... More

    pp. 166-184

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  2. A Mobile Informal Learning Solution for Workplace Learners

    Jia Gu

    This paper reports on the development of the "MobLearn@Work" App, which emerged from a study of informal learning among five employees at different companies in China. The purpose of the ... More

    pp. 185-198

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  3. Social Network Innovation in the Internet's Global Coffee Houses: Designing a Mobile Help Seeking Tool in Learning Layers

    John Cook & Patricia Santos

    In this paper, we argue that there is much that we can learn from the past as we explore the issues raised when designing innovative social media and mobile technologies for learning. Like the... More

    pp. 199-213

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  4. Teacher's Use of iPads in Higher Education

    Daniel Churchill & Tianchong Wang

    Mobile devices (e.g. iPads or galaxy tab) are increasingly being used in educational contexts. There has been growing investment in higher education institutions in Hong Kong by the HKSAR Education... More

    pp. 214-225

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  5. Going beyond Textbooks: A Study on Seamless Science Inquiry in an Upper Primary Class

    Yanjie Song & Siu Cheung Kong

    This paper reports an initial study on investigating inquiry-based learning in science in an upper primary class guided by an inquiry-based learning model in a seamless learning environment. Two... More

    pp. 226-236

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  6. Extending the Pedagogy of Mobility

    John G. Hedberg

    Direct student experience of the real organism, object, place or environment is recognised by teachers as having powerful potential for high-quality learning. Mobile technologies offer a way for... More

    pp. 237-253

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