Share Paper: Architectures for Mobile Learning

  1. Bernie Dodge, San Diego State University, United States
  2. Marcie Bober-Michel, San Diego State University, United States
Thursday, March 10 11:50 AM-12:10 PM General Thomas

Abstract: How do we prepare new teachers for the arrival of ubiquitous, handheld computers? What new models and frameworks will we need to develop? In this paper, three teaching strategies will be described. The first, WonderPoints, involves studying a small area outside the classroom from multiple points of view. As they note things they wonder about, they take pictures, record sounds and capture the beginnings of a question that is then geotagged. The second framework to be described is called Event Capture, and in a similar way it involves student proactively asking questions, recording data and organizing their findings all associated ...