Use of Graph2Go in M-Learning: A View from the Pedagogical Model

  • Silvia Batista
  • Patricia Behar
  • Liliana Passerino
Part of the IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology book series (IFIPAICT, volume 324)

Abstract

Characteristics such as interactivity, mobility, reaching a higher number of people, learning in real contexts, among others, are considered advantages of using mobile devices in education. M-learning (mobile learning) can favor learning, not only in distance learning, but also in face to face and blended learning. This paper particularly focuses on mathematical learning, considering it can benefit from m-learning potential in several educational modalities. However, this requires structured actions and, in this sense, development of pedagogical models is important. Such models serve as base for the knowledge building process through organized actions, with defined objectives and established strategies to reach them. Within this context, this paper presents a pedagogical model that was built and applied in a pilot study for mathematical learning using Graph2Go in college students.

Keywords

M-learning Mathematics Pedagogical Models Graph2Go 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Silvia Batista
    • 1
  • Patricia Behar
    • 2
  • Liliana Passerino
    • 2
  1. 1.Instituto Federal Fluminense Campus Campos-CentroRio de JaneiroBrazil
  2. 2.Postgraduate Program in Computer Science in EducationUniversidade Federal do Rio Grande do SulBrazil

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