Conference Paper

Multi-step Annotation to Promote Reflective Learning with a Mobile Phone.

Conference: Learning by Effective Utilization of Technologies: Facilitating Intercultural Understanding, Proceeding of the 14th International Conference on Computers in Education, ICCE 2006, November 30 - December 4, 2006, Beijing, China
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ABSTRACT The current Japanese society makes people bring mobile phone all the time and some university officially admits students to use it in the lecture. This paper proposes multi-step annotation environment using mobile phone as a trigger to start reflective learning. In the lecturing time, only thing to do is marking the important slide of the power-point by way of e-mail on the mobile phone. After the lecture, a student, who is the author of the e-mail, has to fulfill the annotating content marked by the e-mail. This paper reports the design and development of such a system.

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    ABSTRACT: Many universities officially permit their students to use cell-phone as an input device in lectures. Considering this situation, this paper proposes a multi-step annotation function using a cell-phone as the trigger to start reflective learning. Using the proposed system during the lecture, students are required to mark the important slides via the cell-phone e-mail. This e-mail is synchronised to the respective slide automatically through the time stamp. Then, the student has to fulfil the annotation content marked by the e-mail after the lecture. This paper describes the design and development of the system, including the observed results of trial uses.
    International Journal of Mobile Learning and Organisation 01/2008; 2(2). DOI:10.1504/IJMLO.2008.019764