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Mobile learning system for enabling collaborative and adaptive pedagogies with modular digital learning contents


New developments in technology-enhanced and mobile learning advocate for learning personalization, adaptation and student collaboration. Many existing learning systems and a vast body of research work focus on a single aspect or advantage of technology that enhances learning experience, creating systems tailored for a specific use with limited extensibility, adaptivity and collaboration possibilities. There is dearth of more complete solution that would allow for utilization of the full potential of state-of-the-art technologies for implementing new pedagogies and ways of learning without the need for complete existing solution redesign. In this paper we propose a system with the overarching idea that existing digital learning lessons can be systematically transformed so that they utilize contemporary learning pedagogies of adaptation and collaborative learning. By exploring the technology affordances throughout three case studies, an architectural approach to modularizing and extending existing lessons using adaptive or collaborative pedagogies is demonstrated and advocated for.

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Jagušt, T., Botički, I. Mobile learning system for enabling collaborative and adaptive pedagogies with modular digital learning contents. J. Comput. Educ. 6, 335–362 (2019).

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  • Mobile learning system
  • System design
  • Modular design
  • Digital learning contents
  • Adaptive learning
  • Collaborative learning