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Using mobile devices for learning in informal settings: is it motivating?

Jones, Ann; Issroff, Kim; Scanlon, Eileen; Clough, Gill; McAndrew, Patrick and Blake, Canan (2006). Using mobile devices for learning in informal settings: is it motivating? In: IADIS International Conference on Mobile Learning, 14-16 Jul 2006, Dublin, IADIS Press, pp. 251–255.

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Informal evidence supports an argument that using mobile devices for informal learning can be motivating. This paper will consider evidence from the literature in one particular area of mobile learning - informal science learning and also present a brief study of how people use mobile devices in their informal learning. Finally it will briefly review the motivaiton literature to consider this issue further.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item
Copyright Holders: 2006 IADIS Press
ISBN: 972-8924-15-1, 978-972-8924-15-7
Extra Information: Edited by Pedro Isaías, Piet Kommers and Inmaculada Arnedillo Sánchez
Keywords: mobile learning; mobile devices; informal science learning; motivation
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS)
Learning and Teaching Innovation (LTI) > Institute of Educational Technology (IET)
Learning and Teaching Innovation (LTI)
Research Group: Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)
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Item ID: 38919
Depositing User: Ann Jones
Date Deposited: 06 Nov 2013 09:53
Last Modified: 09 May 2019 17:05
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