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AEDS Journal Vol. 16, No. 2 (1983) pp. 79–91
An analysis of the writing process is followed by a description of programs used in a computer-based creative writing scheme developed at Edinburgh University. An account of a project to study the program's effect on the creative writings of 11 year ...
Computers and Composition Vol. 11, No. 3 (1994) pp. 217–26
Suggests that writing is a rhythmic activity. Claims that the combined effect of rapidly switching between composing and revising is to set up complex cycles of engagement and reflection that may disrupt the flow of composition. Describes "Writer's...
Italian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 1, No. 3 (Jan 01, 1993) p. 44
L\u2019influenza degli strumenti di scrittura e, in particolare, del computer sul movimento ritmico tra azione e riflessione durante la composizione di testi.
International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning Vol. 1, No. 2 (April 2009) pp. 54–75
We propose six challenges in evaluating mobile learning: capturing and analyzing learning in context and across contexts, measuring mobile learning processes and outcomes, respecting learner/participant privacy, assessing mobile technology utility...
International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning Vol. 7, No. 1 (January 2015) pp. 1–12
This paper describes an investigatory project to pilot an SMS based game to enhance the training of peer educators of MSM (Males having Sex with Males) groups in India. The objective of this research was to increase the efficacy of the MSM peer...
Computers & Education Vol. 48, No. 4 (May 2007) pp. 680–699
Web-based learning has become an important way to enhance learning and teaching, offering many learning opportunities. A limitation of current Web-based learning is the restricted ability of students to personalize and annotate the learning...
Researching the Ethical Dimensions of Mobile, Ubiquitous and Immersive Technology Enhanced Learning (MUITEL): A Thematic Review and Dialogue
Interactive Learning Environments Vol. 20, No. 3 (2012) pp. 217–238
In this article, we examine the ethical dimensions of researching the mobile, ubiquitous and immersive technology enhanced learning (MUITEL), with a particular focus on learning in informal settings. We begin with an analysis of the interactions...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 4272–4280
Web-based learning has become an important way to enhance learning and teaching and it can offer many learning opportunities. However, it is not easy to understand the learning status or attributes of students and then provide online help to...
International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning Vol. 3, No. 4 (October 2011) pp. 70–85
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 ...
Myartspace: Design and Evaluation of Support for Learning with Multimedia Phones between Classrooms and Museums
Computers & Education Vol. 53, No. 2 (September 2009) pp. 286–299
This paper presents a description and evaluation of Myartspace, a service on mobile phones for inquiry-led learning that allows students to gather information during a school field trip which is automatically sent to a website where they can view,...
Journal of Computer Assisted Learning Vol. 21, No. 3 (June 2005) pp. 162–170
This paper describes a 10-month trial of a mobile learning organiser, developed for use by university students. Implemented on a wireless-enabled Pocket PC hand-held computer, the organiser makes use of existing mobile applications as well as tools...
International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning Vol. 9, No. 2 (April 2017) pp. 16–38
The authors describe the design and formative evaluation of a sensor toolkit for Android smartphones and tablets that supports inquiry-based science learning. The Sense-it app enables a user to access all the motion, environmental and position...
Mike Sharples; Anne Adams; Rebecca Ferguson; Mark Gaved; Patrick McAndrew; Bart Rienties; Martin Weller; Denise Whitelock
(2014) pp. 1–37
The third in a series of reports exploring new forms of teaching, learning and assessment for an interactive world, to guide teachers and policy makers in productive innovation. This report proposes ten innovations that are already in currency but...
Designing for Innovation around OER Vol. 2015, No. 1 (2015)
Many modern web-based systems provide a "responsive" design that allows material and services to be accessed on mobile and desktop devices, with the aim of providing "ubiquitous access." Besides offering access to learning...
Incidental Second Language Vocabulary Learning from Reading Novels: A Comparison of Three Mobile Modes
Tony Fisher; Mike Sharples; Richard Pemberton; Hiroaki Ogata; Noriko Uosaki; Phil Edmonds; Anthony Hull; Patrick Tschorn
International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning Vol. 4, No. 4 (October 2012) pp. 47–61
This paper reports on a study in which incidental English vocabulary learning from three mobile modes (book, e-book and e-book with user modelling and adaptive vocabulary learning support) was investigated. The study employed a crossover design to...
Italian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 16, No. 2 (Jan 01, 2008) p. 4
Descrizione, da una prospettiva europea, dell\u2019innovazione nel settore del mobile learning e l\u2019utilizzabilita\u2019 del mobile learning in contesti educativi. Vengono illustrate i principali progetti europei di m-learning e si esamina le...
International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning Vol. 1, No. 1 (January 2009) pp. 13–35
In the evolving landscape of mobile learning, European researchers have conducted significant mobile learning projects, representing a distinct perspective on mobile learning research and development. Our article aims to explore how these projects...
Mike Sharples; Eileen Scanlon; Shaaron Ainsworth; Stamatina Anastopoulou; Trevor Collins; Charles Crook; Ann Jones; Lucinda Kerawalla; Karen Littleton; Paul Mulholland; Claire O'Malley
Journal of the Learning Sciences Vol. 24, No. 2 (2015) pp. 308–341
A central challenge for science educators is to enable young people to act as scientists by gathering and assessing evidence, conducting experiments, and engaging in informed debate. We report the design of the nQuire toolkit, a system to support...