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2014 International Conference on Interactive Mobile Communication Technologies and Learning (IMCL2014)

13-14 Nov. 2014

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  • Piloting the ‘Talking Tools’ smartphone app: Validating blog content analysis with students' reflections

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    This paper presents a pilot study of testing a learning solution for smartphones, the Talking Tools (TT), under development. The study targets what, why, and when teacher students (N=11) use TT for microblogging about their work in a sloyd course. Their subjective reflections from a questionnaire using open-ended questions are used for validating earlier analysis of student blogs. Suggestions for ... View full abstract»

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  • Designing ebook interaction for mobile and contextual learning

    Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):5 - 13
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    Given the global spread of mobile platforms, such as iOS and Android, it is relevant to consider the potential of these devices in teaching and learning. Our exploratory research was designed to evaluate the possibility of using common ebook formats to create gamebooks (gamified books) that are effective in teaching and learning. After analyzing the features available in many free or open tools, w... View full abstract»

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  • Adaptive eBook

    Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):14 - 19
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    A challenge identified in the current education system is that students, irrelevant of their reading capabilities, are required to follow the same literature. This paper presents a system designed to address such a challenge. The Adaptive eBook has the capability of switching the text to a simpler version, as soon as the built-in reading problem detector detects a reading difficulty. The system wa... View full abstract»

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  • Remote lab experiments for take away

    Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):20 - 23
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    This paper presents a new approach for the use of an already existing remote lab in the field on electrical engineer education. About 70 experiments representing a wide domain of electronic functions are easily accessible and can be incorporated in an existing teaching environment by an easy copy/paste action. The corresponding data base structure is explained and a typical result is given highlig... View full abstract»

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  • Determining the benefits of social media support in lecturing

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    Having implemented a Classroom Response System (CRS) “Tweedback” in style of Social Media, this instrument was supposed to be evaluated for further rework and refinements. However, systematic evaluation of such applications is rarely done and demands a determination of the issues to be considered within the evaluation. The scope of the approach presented in this paper is the evaluati... View full abstract»

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  • Influences on the adoption of mobile learning in saudi women teachers in higher education

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    Although mobile devices are ubiquitous on university campuses, teacher-readiness for mobile learning has yet to be fully explored in the non-western nations. This study shows that two main factors affect the adoption and use of m-learning among female teachers within a university in Saudi Arabia-resistance to change and perceived social culture. These determinants of the current use and intention ... View full abstract»

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  • Development of professional competencies in the teaching of engineering

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    This paper describes the experience in the development of the course “Thermal Energy Technology” for the fourth level of the Chemical Engineering career under the Curriculum Design established by the UTN for the career and with a focus on the development of transferable skills and competencies to the future professional performance of students. Strategies were applied with an emphasi... View full abstract»

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  • Learning out of the class: Creating e-courses for mobile devices

    Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):47 - 50
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    New technologies in education have accelerated access to information, improved the relationship between learners and to some extent, contributed to the sharing of knowledge and experience. The combination of such developments with the rapid technological innovations in the field of mobile devices highlights the need for these devices to be utilized properly, while studying their pedagogical/ educa... View full abstract»

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  • Complementing formal learning with mobile technology outside the classroom

    Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):51 - 56
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    In developing countries, classroom lessons are theoretical and concepts are sometimes not entirely understood within the allocated lesson time for students. There is therefore a gap between classroom lessons and students often have to supplement what is taught in class outside the classroom. A study was conducted in Zimbabwe, which uses the same textbooks countrywide, to identify the prevalent iss... View full abstract»

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  • Teaching geography with the use of ICT

    Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):57 - 63
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    Geography teaching is graced with a multitude of ICT tools lately, building upon modem computer's unprecedented visual capability. Examples of such tools include Google earth, a selection of configurable and specialised search engines, software allowing the creation of crosswords, and even further, a magazine (either internet based or in paper form), with references to different countries and plac... View full abstract»

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  • Remote laboratory via interactive mobile technology

    Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):373 - 375
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    Computers networks and Internet enabled high educational institutions to provide some educational material. With the recent growth of mobile technologies, this educational material can be accessed via mobile devices such as smart phone and tablet.This paper discusses how to implement online electronics laboratory via some online courses plat-form such as moodle, and how interaction with material p... View full abstract»

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  • Young language learners' collaborative learning and social interaction as a motivational aspect of the iPad

    Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):64 - 69
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    Second language (L2) motivation is of great importance for young foreign language learners, as it can both attract their interest towards learning the target language and improve their L2 achievements. Supporting students' need for relatedness (along with a need for competence and autonomy) is claimed to enhance behaviors that are self-motivated and self-determined. The purpose of this study is to... View full abstract»

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  • variPiano???: A parametric design variable piano visualizing a differential tuning mobile interface

    Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):70 - 74
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    This paper introduces the framework of mobile Computer Music interfaces within the context of Human Computer Interaction (HCI). It examines the unique problems posed by the use of computers by composers and performers of music. It emphasizes on the new various interfacing protocols, metaphors and paradigms that apply HCI design methodologies on the world of music, producing special modules like: p... View full abstract»

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  • Online temperature control system

    Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):75 - 78
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    In this paper, a remote temperature control system has been proposed. The physical system is controlled in real time through the Internet network. For educational purpose, the students use only a web browser to tune and test a PID controller via shared user interface. The PID parameters are calculated using the basic experimental Ziegler-Nichols tuning rules. After hardware and software experiment... View full abstract»

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  • Development and implementation of an e-course and a remote laboratory for analog electronics study

    Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):79 - 81
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    This paper describes the different steps for the development of a remote laboratory for teaching analog electronics. The course was developed to support the face to face teaching and will upgrade the knowledge of engineers and technicians for the socioeconomic sector. In this paper, after describing the steps of design and scriptwriting of teaching materials, the operational amplifier is then stud... View full abstract»

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  • UC1 Oscillator remotelab for distant electronics education

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    In this paper, we are interested in a transformation of a face-to-face active course into a web-based active course. Indeed, distance education has been rapidly become more important around the world due to the development of Information and Communication Technology. View full abstract»

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  • A model for Mobile-based Assessment adoption based on Self-Determination Theory of Motivation

    Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):86 - 90
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    In order to successfully deliver Mobile-Based Assessments in any educational setting, it is of great importance to investigate the factors that influence its adoption from the students. The present study aims to explain and predict the Technology Acceptance Model constructs “Attitudes towards Using” (ATU) and “Intention to Use” (ITU) mobile-based assessment from the per... View full abstract»

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  • Remote laboratory in electronic field in esience project

    Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):91 - 96
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    This paper is dedicated to the presentation of the Tempus project “rESeau maghrébIn de laboratoirEs à distance”, eSience, which aims to create an eLab for the realization of remote practical courses in Maghreb countries (Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia). In this paper, we present a prototype for a remote laboratory for electronics implemented in the National Electronics and... View full abstract»

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