Search results for author:"Marcelo Milrad"
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Designing an Interactive Learning Environment to Support Children's Understanding in Complex Domains
EdMedia + Innovate Learning 1999 (1999) pp. 1707–1709
Current and emerging technological advances in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) make it possible to develop interactive learning environments to support new ways of learning. Interactive learning environments (ILEs) are having an...
Anytime, Anywhere Learning Supported by Smart Phones: Experiences and Results from the MUSIS Project
Educational Technology & Society Vol. 10, No. 4 (2007) pp. 62–70
In this paper we report the results of our on-going activities regarding the use of smart phones and mobile services in university classrooms. The purpose of these trials was to explore and identify which content and services could be delivered to...
A Mobile Game as a Tool to Support Learning among Teenage Girls: An Explorative Study conducted from a Community of Practice Perspective
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2008 (Mar 03, 2008) pp. 2636–2643
This study explores the use of mobile games to support informal learning. The results presented in this paper are based on interviews conducted with five Swedish teenage girls out of a total of thirty who participated in a summer course on...
Journal of Educational Technology & Society Vol. 8, No. 4 (2005) pp. 120–127
This paper describes the results of our efforts with regard to the design and implementation of an educational digital video library using MPEG-4 and the Synchronized Multimedia Integration Language (SMIL). The aim of our work is to integrate MPEG-4 ...
Promoting the Creation of Digital Stories by Teacher Students: A Pilot Project on Curriculum Development in a Swedish Teacher Education Program
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2010 (Mar 29, 2010) pp. 1153–1160
In this project, we describe ongoing efforts of attempting to meet the challenge of teacher training and assessment of learning processes when integrating multimedia production of short stories, often termed “digital storytelling”. We are working...
International Conference on Mathematics / Science Education and Technology 2000 (2000) pp. 304–308
A variety of substantive issues confront education with respect to technology support for learning increasingly complex knowledge. How can learners acquire and maintain deep understanding about difficult-to-understand subjects? We argue that...
Topics: Educational Technology
British Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 49, No. 2 (March 2018) pp. 219–234
In this paper, we argue that in order to gain a deeper understanding of collaborative mobile learning in schools, it is important to know not only how mobile devices affect collaborative learning but also how collaborative learning emerges and is...
Internet and Higher Education Vol. 15, No. 4 (October 2012) pp. 227–230
The latest developments of information and communication technologies (ICT) and its large penetration in different sectors of our society pose new challenges and demands in the field of education. This special issue entitled “Designing Nordic...
Mobile Inquiry Learning in Sweden: Development Insights on Interoperability, Extensibility and Sustainability of the LETS GO Software System
Journal of Educational Technology & Society Vol. 17, No. 2 pp. 43–57
This paper presents the overall lifecycle and evolution of a software system we have developed in relation to the "Learning Ecology through Science with Global Outcomes" (LETS GO) research project. One of the aims of the project is to...
Italian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 16, No. 2 (Jan 01, 2008) p. 4
Descrizione, da una prospettiva europea, dell\u2019innovazione nel settore del mobile learning e l\u2019utilizzabilita\u2019 del mobile learning in contesti educativi. Vengono illustrate i principali progetti europei di m-learning e si esamina le...
International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning Vol. 1, No. 1 (January 2009) pp. 13–35
In the evolving landscape of mobile learning, European researchers have conducted significant mobile learning projects, representing a distinct perspective on mobile learning research and development. Our article aims to explore how these projects...
A Problem-Based Ubiquitous Learning Approach to Improving the Questioning Abilities of Elementary School Students
Pi-Hsia Hung; Gwo-Jen Hwang; Yueh-Hsun Lee; Tsung-Hsun Wu; Bahtijar Vogel; Marcelo Milrad; Emil Johansson
Journal of Educational Technology & Society Vol. 17, No. 4 pp. 316–334
The purpose of this study is to investigate the effects of a ubiquitous problem-based learning system (UPBLS) on students' question-raising performance in field inquiry activities. An experiment was conducted on an elementary school natural...