The usability of DIMPLE - digital internet and mobile phone e-learning environment

Andone, Diana, Dron, Jon and PEMBERTON, LYN (2008) The usability of DIMPLE - digital internet and mobile phone e-learning environment In: Proceedings of World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, 17 November, 2008.

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Recent years have seen a new generation of ‘digital students’ emerging in the developed world. Digital students are young adults who have grown up with digital technologies integrated as an everyday feature of their lives. Digital students use technology differently from previous generations of students, fluidly and often simultaneously using instant messengers, mobile phones, the Web, MP3 players, online games and more. A study performed in two universities (from UK and Romania) was designed to identify and evaluate the use of new technologies, especially of social software, by digital students. The study is part of a research project which is investigating how the development of the eLearning spaces might be informed by digital students’ attitudes. It is part of the evaluation of a new learning environment for digital students.

Item Type:Contribution to conference proceedings in the public domain ( Full Paper)
Subjects:G000 Computing and Mathematical Sciences > G400 Computing
Faculties:Faculty of Science and Engineering > School of Computing, Engineering and Mathematics > Interactive Technologies
ID Code:9770
Deposited By:Converis
Deposited On:25 Jan 2012 12:06
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