FitzGerald, Elizabeth; Sharples, Mike; Jones, Robert and Priestnall, Gary
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|DOI (Digital Object Identifier) Link:||http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.4018/jmbl.2011100105|
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A consistent finding of research into mobile learning guides and outdoor learning games has been the value of audio as a medium of communication. This paper discusses the value of location-based and movement-sensitive audio for learning. Three types of audio learning experience are distinguished, based primarily upon differing levels of narrative cohesion: audio vignettes, movement-based guides and mobile narratives. An analysis of projects in these three areas has resulted in the formulation of guidelines for the design of audio experiences. A case study of a novel audio experience, called ‘A Chaotic Encounter,’ delivers an adaptive story based on the pattern of movements of the user.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Copyright Holders:||2011 IGI Global|
|Keywords:||audio narratives; mobile learning; audio guides; location-based experiences|
|Academic Unit/Department:||Institute of Educational Technology|
|Depositing User:||Elizabeth FitzGerald|
|Date Deposited:||20 Oct 2011 15:36|
|Last Modified:||26 Oct 2012 07:33|
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