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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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Abstract

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: 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: 10 Dec 2018 01:55
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/38919
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