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World Conference on Mobile and Contextual Learning

Sep 16, 2019

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Number of papers: 26

  1. Future Learning Through Experiences and Spaces

    Christian Glahn, Rob Power & Esther Tan

    The mLearn 2019 marks an important milestone in its trajectory. For the first time in many years, mLearn has returned to Europe and like in its early days, it brings together the global community... More

    pp. 1-3

  2. Learning Across Contexts: A Multiple Case Study of Mobile Dictionary in Chinese EFL learners’ Incidental and Intentional Vocabulary Learning

    Danyang Zhang & Junjie Gavin Wu

    In this digital era, mobile technologies can help learners intentionally and incidentally acquire L2 vocabulary both in formal and informal learning settings, allowing them to maximise short... More

    pp. 4-11

  3. The Multiple Apps and Devices of Swiss Freshmen University Students

    Christian Glahn & Marion R. Gruber

    Over the past decade mobile learning has dramatically changed with the widespread acceptance and ownership of smartphones. Given the speed of these changes and the lack of data, the scale of the... More

    pp. 13-20

  4. Teacher Perspectives on Mobile Augmented Reality: The Potential of Metaverse for Learning

    Kathryn MacCallum and David Parsons

    Augmented Reality (AR) assumes that virtual content is intermediated between the viewer and the real world, but the extent of that intermediation, and the ways in which it is intended to enhance... More

    pp. 21-28

  5. Exploring the quality of skill-mastery prediction from Bayesian network learner models for smartphone-based paediatric care training in low-resource settings

    Timothy Tuti, Chris Paton & Niall Winters

    There remains a lack of evidence on the implementation of Intelligent Tutoring Systems in low-resource settings, and in particular, of how adaptive instructional support can be implemented to... More

    pp. 29-36

  6. Innovative Delivery of Education in Bangladesh Using Mobile Technology

    Dean Cristol, Samah Al-Sabbagh, Anwar Abdulbaki, Maryam Majareh, Salah Uddin Tuhin & Belinda Gimbert

    Given the increasing use and accessibility of mobile technology, a pilot study, “Innovative Delivery of Education in Bangladesh Using Mobile Technology” was carried out using mobile learning... More

    pp. 37-45

  7. Research in Learning Analytics and Educational Data Mining to Measure Self-Regulated Learning: A Systematic Review

    Amr Adel ElSayed, Manuel Caeiro-Rodríguez, Fernando A. MikicFonte & Martín Llamas-Nistal

    Up to date, most of the research to measure Self-Regulated Learning in students has primarily utilized self-report instruments. Recently, there has been a growing tendency towards using other... More

    pp. 46-53

  8. A Seed for Future Adoption: Mobile-Filmmaking in The Secondary Science Classroom

    Kaitlyn Martin, Lloyd S. Davis & Susan Sandretto

    Mobile learning activities in the classroom offer affordances and strategies to address challenges in science education related to STEM engagement and digital technologies’ pedagogy. In this study,... More

    pp. 54-61

  9. What, Where, and How: Tracking the sociotechnical pathways of youth

    Martha J. Hoff

    WebWatcher, a commercially available remote monitoring software for mobile devices, provided access to the digitally lived experiences of six low SES urban youth and represents a methodological... More

    pp. 62-68

  10. Towards Seamless Mobile Learning with Mixed Reality on Head-Mounted Displays

    Christian Sailer, David Rudi, Kuno Kurzhals & Martin Raubal

    This paper discusses the opportunities and challenges of utilizing optical (head-mounted) displays for mixed reality in the context of seamless mobile learning. Recent technological developments... More

    pp. 69-76

  11. Redesigning Game Characters: Addressing Cultural Diversity and Stimulating Social Cohesion Among University Students

    Verona Leendertz & Jacobus Mathinus De Villiers

    This paper reports on the reconceptualising and redesigning of a serious game characters to: (i) address the cultural diverse group of students and North-West University (NWU) and, (ii) stimulate... More

    pp. 77-84

  12. Evaluating the Usability of a Study Support Mobile App for Higher Education

    Mohammad Khalil, Jacqueline Wong, Martine Baars, Farshida Zafar & Barbara Wasson

    Mobile learning (m-learning) is increasingly adopted in Higher Education (HE) given that almost all undergraduates own mobile devices with Wi-Fi and fast Internet connections. In HE, undergraduates... More

    pp. 85-93

  13. Multi-stakeholder Analytics for Learning Design: A Case Study of Location-based Tools

    Gerti Pishtari, María Jesús Rodríguez-Triana & Terje Väljataga

    The current access to mobile devices and the emphasis on situated learning are contributing to bring learning beyond the classroom. Taking this opportunity, more and more location-based tools are... More

    pp. 94-101

  14. Bluetooth Low Energy Beacon-based Positioning for Multimedia Guides in Heritage Buildings: a Case Study

    Giasemi Vavoula, Maria-Anna Tseliou & Zoi Tsiviltidou

    This paper presents an investigation into the impact of integrating Bluetooth Low Energy Beacons in mobile guide applications in heritage sites. We present findings from the evaluation of a BLE... More

    pp. 102-109

  15. Experiences of mobile learning in rural contexts

    Juan Zambrano & Eugenio Ramirez and Tyrone Orrego

    The possibilities of mobile learning began to draw attention in the educational field, especially in the countries of emerging economies, for two fundamental reasons, on one hand, the penetration... More

    pp. 110-117

  16. 'Why did you suggest voice messages but never use it anyway?!': Obstacles of promoting English language speaking in a mobile instant messaging community

    Junjie Gavin Wu & Danyang Zhang

    In this globalised world, there is an increasing need for advanced English users with excellent speaking proficiency. However, due to various reasons such as the washback effect of the current... More

    pp. 118-122

  17. As Learning Needs Arise - Creative Use of Mobile Applications to Support Daily Informal Learning

    Ruthi Aladjem & Rafi Nachmias

    The potential of mobile devices for supporting learning activities, has been researched and discussed extensively in the past decade or so. However, despite broad and versatile research on mobile... More

    pp. 123-126

  18. Intelligent assistants in language learning: friends or foes?

    Agnes Kukulska-Hulme

    We have entered the age of everyday encounters with artificial intelligence. Intelligent assistants (IAs) are increasingly available when educational activities are carried out using a portable or ... More

    pp. 127-131

  19. Ensuring learning continuity everywhere: Seamless learning in the Netherlands

    Ellen Rusman

    Learning not only occurs in formal settings, such as schools, but in all environments in which people are intentionally and actively engaged. Framed by their direct experiences in and reflection on... More

    pp. 132-140

  20. Tracing the Decade-Long Trajectory of Implementation Research in Mobile- and Social Media-Assisted Seamless Learning in Singapore

    Lung-Hsiang Wong & Chee-Kit Looi

    This paper traces Singapore’s decade-long trajectory of implementation research in seamless learning. The emphasis in the earlier years was on leveraging on 1:1 mobile technology support, and the... More

    pp. 141-148