ProBoPortable: Development of Cellular Phone Software to Prompt Learners to Monitor and Reorganize Division of Labor in Project-Based Learning
Toshio Mochizuki, Senshu University, Japan ; Hiroshi Kato, National Institute of Multimedia Education, Japan ; Kazaru Yaegashi, Ritsumeikan University, Japan ; Toshihisa Nishimori, The University of Tokyo, Japan ; Yusuke Nagamori, University of Tsukuba, Japan ; Shinobu Fujita, Spiceworks Corporation, Japan
EdMedia + Innovate Learning, in Vienna, Austria ISBN 978-1-880094-65-5 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Waynesville, NC
The authors developed a cellular phone application which displays information regarding progress and achievement of the tasks and division of labor in project-based learning (PBL) in higher education. The ProBoPortable application works as wallpaper on the learner’s cellular phone screen, and cooperates with a Web-based groupware. When a learner activates his/her phone, ProBoPortable immediately retrieves the current status of the project from the groupware database and displays the status on the screen. Classroom evaluation was performed in an undergraduate course, which confirmed that ProBoPortable enhanced mutual awareness of the division of labor among learners, who modified their own tasks by monitoring the overall status of the PBL. The sense of learning community was increasingly generated by using ProBoPortable. Moreover, social facilitation encouraged the learners to proceed with their own task due to the presence of others who are mutually aware of each member’s status.
Mochizuki, T., Kato, H., Yaegashi, K., Nishimori, T., Nagamori, Y. & Fujita, S. (2008). ProBoPortable: Development of Cellular Phone Software to Prompt Learners to Monitor and Reorganize Division of Labor in Project-Based Learning. In J. Luca & E. Weippl (Eds.), Proceedings of ED-MEDIA 2008--World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications (pp. 5047-5055). Vienna, Austria: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved January 16, 2019 from https://www.learntechlib.org/primary/p/29072/.
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