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Start Date

16-8-2018 12:00 AM

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Not being constrained to a physical classroom or the time when it has to take place opens up several new possibilities to teachers. However, before a teacher is able to shift learning outside of the classroom it is necessary to know how students behave under these new conditions. This is why we implemented a mobile learning application that monitors students’ activities and gives them the opportunity to interact and reit- erate course content at any given time. This was an effort to enhance student-content interaction which is indispensable when it comes to learning. For this purpose, we tried to develop more authentic content which is linked to a specific place. This way we were able to observe that students preferred location-based content that was located closer to the classroom. Furthermore, we were able to observe that students preferred to engage content by late morning times.

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Aug 16th, 12:00 AM

Understanding students' learning behavior outside of the classroom

Not being constrained to a physical classroom or the time when it has to take place opens up several new possibilities to teachers. However, before a teacher is able to shift learning outside of the classroom it is necessary to know how students behave under these new conditions. This is why we implemented a mobile learning application that monitors students’ activities and gives them the opportunity to interact and reit- erate course content at any given time. This was an effort to enhance student-content interaction which is indispensable when it comes to learning. For this purpose, we tried to develop more authentic content which is linked to a specific place. This way we were able to observe that students preferred location-based content that was located closer to the classroom. Furthermore, we were able to observe that students preferred to engage content by late morning times.