Requirements for Supporting School Field Trips with Learning Tools
This paper attempts to identify the key requirements for learning tools that facilitate learning processes both in formal classroom settings and on outdoor field trips. For that purpose, a qualitative study has been conducted that consisted of interviewing ten teachers from two different states of Germany. The study showed that field trips are a combination of formal and informal learning and could be better facilitated by utilizing heterogonous learning technologies based on particular stages of a field trip. This study suggests a list of requirements for learning tools that facilitate field learning in multiple domains.
KeywordsMobile learning Collaborative learning Learning technologies
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