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17th World Conference on Mobile and Contextual Learning

Nov 11, 2018


David Parsons; Robert Power; Agnieszka Palalas; Helga Hambrock; Kathryn MacCallum

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Table of Contents

Number of papers: 12

  1. Teachers as Digital Citizens: Factors Influencing Teachers’ levels of Digital Citizenship

    Dean Cristol & Belinda G. Gimbert, Ohio State University

    The purpose of this study is to identify factors that influence teachers’ levels of digital citizenship, defined in terms of individuals’ thinking, skills, and behaviors regarding Internet use.... More

    pp. 1-7

  2. Online Student Use of Mobile Devices for Learning

    Mohamed Ally, Athabasca University; Norine Wark, Athabsaca University

    Mobile technology is becoming prevalent in today’s society. Yet despite the widespread use of Internet-accessible mobile devices, very little research has been undertaken to examine the value that ... More

    pp. 8-13

  3. The application of gamification in developing an innovative mobile app for music tuition

    Frelét de Villiers, University of the Free State

    The ascent of technology as well as the use of computer based learning in the teaching and learning environment plays an important role in the consideration of the use of technology as an aid in... More

    pp. 14-21

  4. Mobile Inquiry-based Learning: Relationship among levels of inquiry, learners’ autonomy and environmental interaction

    Esther Tan, Ellen Rusman, Olga Firssova & Stefaan Ternier, Welten Institute; Marcus Specht, Delft University of Technology; Roland Klemke; Hyo-Jeong So, Ewha Womans Univeristy

    This paper aims to further unpack the notion of mobile inquiry-based learning with a focus on the relationship between levels of inquiry, learners’ autonomy and environmental interaction in outdoor... More

    pp. 22-29

  5. Enhancing Economics Learning using Classroom Experiments on Mobile Applications in Higher Education

    K. L. Ryan Man, Sathya J. Naidu & Ho Chi Eric Chow, Hong Kong Baptist University

    We have proposed that implementing classroom experiments is one of the strategies that optimizes the use of mobile devices. Traditionally, classroom experiments are conducted in hand-run form or in... More

    pp. 30-35

  6. An Investigation of Student Experience of STEM Mobile Learning in a Local Malaysian University

    Shamsul A. Arrifin & Maizatul Hayati Mohamad Yatim, Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris; Syamsul Bahrin Zaibon, Universiti Utara Malaysia; Ahmad Zamsuri Mohamad Ali, Abu Baker Ibrahim, Salman Firdaus Sidek & Mohd Fadhil Harfiez Abdul Muttalib, Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris

    Students in Malaysia are reluctant to learn STEM, and it has a low uptake in Malaysia at the tertiary level. The advent of educational technology, such as mobile learning, gives hope that students ... More

    pp. 36-50

  7. Tomorrow’s World nQuire: young people’s requirements for engaging with inquiry-led, civic engagement technologies

    Maria Aristeidou & Christothea Herodotou, The Open University

    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... More

    pp. 51-53

  8. Can TAs Learn Better by Flipping a Classroom with SPOC?

    Lisa Law & Muhammad Hafiz, Hong Kong Baptist University

    This pilot study investigates whether the introduction of a new pedagogical approach, flipping a classroom with Small Private Online Course (SPOC) together with student-centred blended learning... More

    pp. 54-63

  9. Literacy Collaborative Cloud: Living the Dream

    Margaret Aker, Concordia University Chicago

    The derivation of this study was a group of graduate students nearing the completion of their program in literacy who still had questions concerning the profession due to rapid changes affecting... More

    pp. 64-76

  10. Integrating Native Mobile Apps into Institutional Educational-technology Ecosystems

    Christian Glahn, Chur; Riccardo Mazza, Università della Svizzera italiana

    Identity management gains increasing relevance for mobile learning as mobile learning needs to be integrated into more complex learning scenarios. This paper discusses the different authorization... More

    pp. 77-83

  11. Mobile/Online Course Development Simplified: “Is this the latest version?”

    Neida Hernandez-Santamaria, Concordia University Chicago

    This is a qualitative reflective study on the challenges encountered by the department chairperson in an accelerated degree program (ADP) that delivers mobile/online learning courses as its primary... More

    pp. 84-87

  12. Dreams, realism and critics of stakeholders on implementing Seamless Learning Scenario’s in Dutch Secondary education

    Ellen Rusman, Esther Tan & Olga Firssova, Welten Institute

    In order to move the adoption of mobile Seamless learning to a broader and more sustainable level in secondary education, it is important to gain insight into perspectives of various stakeholders (... More

    pp. 88-96