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An Adaptive Teaching and Learning System for Efficient Ubiquitous Learning

  • Kil Hong Joo
  • Nam Hun Park
  • Jin Tak Choi
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 280)

Abstract

In this paper we present our pedagogical and technological approach for supporting the design of novel situated teaching and learning activities that can be conducted both, outside the school and in the classroom. Education has undergone major changes in recent years, with the development of digital information transfer, storage and communication methods having a significant effect. This development has allowed for access to global communications and the number of resources available to today’s students at all levels of schooling. Therefore, ubiquitous learning is a new educational paradigm made possible in part by the affordances of digital information. Ubiquitous learning is characterized by providing intuitive ways for identifying right learning collaborators, right learning contents and right learning services in the right place at the right time. This paper first creates ubiquitous environment, providing function enabling learning to take place anytime and anywhere with any available learning device, for ubiquitous learning according to various properties. Also, in order to improve of proposed ubiquitous system, this paper proposes the scaffolding and mentoring system. If the scaffolding and the mentoring in the ubiquitous learning are provided, studying efficiency would be maximized. Furthermore, the adaptive teaching and learning system with ubiquitous computing may offer great innovation in the delivery of education, allowing for personalization and customization to student needs. The experiments in studying achievements and attitudes of students are performed and show the application possibility of the ubiquitous teaching and learning model.

Keywords

Ubiquitous learning Ubiquitous environment U-learning model 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Dept. of Computer EducationGyeongin National University of EducationIncheonKorea
  2. 2.Dept. of Computer ScienceAnyang UniversityGyeonggi-doKorea
  3. 3.Dept. of Computer ScienceIncheon UniversityIncheonKorea

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