Design Considerations for a Mobile Sensor-Based Learning Companion

  • Haeseon YunEmail author
  • Albrecht Fortenbacher
  • René Helbig
  • Niels Pinkwart
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11841)


This paper presents the concept of a mobile learning companion which uses sensor data to support self-regulated learning. Based on design considerations derived from previous work, a prototype of a mobile learning companion (Charlie) was developed as a student project at HTW Berlin. A first qualitative study with 4 students aimed at validating Charlie’s character as a friendly learning companion and its benefits and limitations for self-regulated learning. Future work will focus on improving Charlie to provide a positive learning support as a mobile learning companion.


Mobile learning Sensor-based learning Learning companion Self-regulated learning Pedagogical agent 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Haeseon Yun
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Albrecht Fortenbacher
    • 1
  • René Helbig
    • 1
  • Niels Pinkwart
    • 2
  1. 1.HTW BerlinBerlinGermany
  2. 2.Humboldt University BerlinBerlinGermany

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