MOBILE FEEDBACK SYSTEM FOR SUPPORTING INTERACTIVE LEARNING

Harri Hämäläinen, Tomi Ruuska, Ari Happonen

Abstract

Nowadays in some environments cases the lack of interaction between teacher and students is a huge challenge. Because of this the teachers may have difficulties to diagnose the level and preliminary knowledge of the students. In this paper we take a look at the wireless web-based education system supporting the traditional learning environment. We have earlier developed a pilot that can be used to develop the interaction between different parties. First virtual learning applications have had an approach where studying is independent from time and place. The goal for our application instead was to develop the current learning event and lecture. Our solution is founded on a WWW-based service. Students have access to the application for participating using their devices. Teachers as well as students have their own interfaces. Based on a questionnaire we completed, there is a need for these types of applications. This paper introduces a pilot application and its usage in a Wireless Service Platform. The platform gives completely new possibilities for taking advantage of the eLearning application. Lack of end-user devices is still a limiting factor but this solution at least reduces the need for existing network infrastructure.

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in Harvard Style

Hämäläinen H., Ruuska T. and Happonen A. (2007). MOBILE FEEDBACK SYSTEM FOR SUPPORTING INTERACTIVE LEARNING . In Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 3: WEBIST, ISBN 978-972-8865-79-5, pages 446-451. DOI: 10.5220/0001284004460451


in Bibtex Style

@conference{webist07,
author={Harri Hämäläinen and Tomi Ruuska and Ari Happonen},
title={MOBILE FEEDBACK SYSTEM FOR SUPPORTING INTERACTIVE LEARNING},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 3: WEBIST,},
year={2007},
pages={446-451},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001284004460451},
isbn={978-972-8865-79-5},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 3: WEBIST,
TI - MOBILE FEEDBACK SYSTEM FOR SUPPORTING INTERACTIVE LEARNING
SN - 978-972-8865-79-5
AU - Hämäläinen H.
AU - Ruuska T.
AU - Happonen A.
PY - 2007
SP - 446
EP - 451
DO - 10.5220/0001284004460451