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Designing Mobile Learning Environments: Mobile trials at Unitec 2008

T Cochrane, J Traxler (ed.), B Riordan (ed.), C Dennett (ed.)

University of Wolverhampton, School of Computing and IT | Published : 2008


This paper outlines the progress of mobile learning trials currently being undertaken at Unitec. These trials are the second stage in an action research process, following on from the first mobile learning trial at Unitec in 2007. The 2008 mobile trials are informed by the results and experiences of the first trial in 2007. An outline of the three trials and their progress is provided, along with an overview of the design and support structures being utilised. The three trials follow a common design and support process, with tutor and student support utilising principles from a communities of practice model, and are based on an explicit social constructivist pedagogy. The trials are based in..

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