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Influence of the Mobile Digital Resources (MDR) Conceptual Model in Motivation of Disadvantaged Students

  • María José Albert Gómez
  • Clara Pérez Molina
  • María García Pérez
  • Isabel Ortega Sánchez
  • Manuel Castro
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 715)

Abstract

The aim of the European research project mRIDGE (Using mobile technology to improve policy Reform for Inclusion of Disadvantaged Groups in Education, PROJECT Number 562113-EPP-1-2015-1-BG-EPPKA3-PI-FORWARD) is the design of digital learning resources for mobile devices, for improving the educational integration of disadvantaged students, i.e., groups at risk whose ethnical and cultural features, special needs or socioeconomic status significantly constrain their possibilities to receive a suitable education.

The mRIDGE project aims at evaluating the suitability and development of mobile applications with augmented reality (MDR Model) for improving motivation of students in the educational process, according to the Quality Assurance Plan designed for this project.

Keywords

Educational digital resources Motivation Mobile devices 

Notes

Acknowledgments

We would like to acknowledge the work and contribution of all the people taking part in the European Research Project mRIDGE (Using mobile technology to improve policy Reform for Inclusion of Disadvantaged Groups in Education, PROJECT Number 562113-EPP-1-2015-1-BG-EPPKA3-PI-FORWARD). We would like to acknowledge as well UNED’s ETS de Ingenieros Industriales (School of Industrial Engineers) for the funding received for the research project in e-learning through the Call for Aid to support teaching and research activities of the Departments of the School in the 2017 Call.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • María José Albert Gómez
    • 1
  • Clara Pérez Molina
    • 2
  • María García Pérez
    • 1
  • Isabel Ortega Sánchez
    • 1
  • Manuel Castro
    • 2
  1. 1.School of EducationSpanish University for Distance Education (UNED)MadridSpain
  2. 2.Industrial Engineering Technical School (ETSII)Spanish University for Distance Education (UNED)MadridSpain

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