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Understanding new ways of learning in the 21st century: A preliminary study into mobile technologies

Brickell, G. and Herrington, J. (2007) Understanding new ways of learning in the 21st century: A preliminary study into mobile technologies. In: IADIS International Conference Mobile Learning 2007, 5 - 7 July 2007, Lisbon, Portugal pp. 176-179.

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    Abstract

    In this paper, we describe a theoretical framework and design of a study of mobile technologies in a first year university course, where students use mobile phones, or smartphones as cognitive tools. The paper describes a broader study into the use of mobile technologies with authentic learning environments, and then outlines a plan for an investigation into the nature of use of the devices in the completion of an authentic task.

    Publication Type: Conference Paper
    Conference Website: http://www.mlearning-conf.org/2007/
    Notes: Appears In: Proceedings of IADIS International Conference: Mobile Learning 2007
    URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/6765
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