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weSPOT: a personal and social toolkit for inquiry-based learning

Mikroyannidis, Alexander (2014). weSPOT: a personal and social toolkit for inquiry-based learning. In: 2014 International Conference on Web and Open Access to Learning (ICWOAL), IEEE.

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Personal Learning Environments have recently emerged as a novel approach to learning, putting learners in the spotlight and providing them with the tools for building their own learning environments according to their specific learning needs and aspirations. This approach enables learners to take complete control over their learning, thus becoming self-regulated and independent. This paper introduces a European initiative for supporting and enhancing inquiry-based learning via a personal and social toolkit. This approach aims at supporting students in developing their self-regulated learning skills by conducting scientific inquiries in collaboration with their peers.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item
Copyright Holders: 2014 Crown
ISBN: 1-4799-5739-9, 978-1-4799-5739-2
Project Funding Details:
Funded Project NameProject IDFunding Body
weSPOT project318499European Community’s Seventh Framework Programme
Keywords: personal learning environment; inquiry based learning; personalised learning; social learning
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) > Knowledge Media Institute (KMi)
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Research Group: Centre for Research in Computing (CRC)
Item ID: 42532
Depositing User: Adam Jelley
Date Deposited: 16 Apr 2015 10:13
Last Modified: 07 Dec 2018 20:14
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