NEW ERA OF M-LEARNING TOOLS - Creation of MPrinceTool a Mobile Educative Tool

Habib M. Fardoun, Pedro G. Villanueva, Juan Enrique Garrido, Gabriel Sebastian Rivera, Elena de la Gíua

Abstract

M-learning is an exciting art of using mobile technologies to enhance learning skills. Mobile phones, PDAs, Pocket PCs and the Internet can be joined together in order to engage and motivate learners, anytime anywhere. The society is entering a new era of m-Learning, which makes important to analyze and innovate the current educational tools. This article proposes a new tool that aims to improve the deficiencies identified in the usual analysis. The proposed tool, is called MPrinceTool, provides a new means to interact via mobile technology by using web services that facilitate users to participate in educational activities and communication with working groups, synchronously: where students can participate in class and communicate with the teacher and the other students, also they can realize exams and exercises which needs the teacher presence; or asynchronously: Which allow students to feel free in realizing there educational activities out of school time. These advantages will be clearly adapted by our tool and part of it will be explained in the “use case” proposed in the paper. Also we present a brief explanation of the used methodology and technology, in developing this tool by presenting its system architecture, deployment and class models.

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in Harvard Style

Fardoun H., Villanueva P., Garrido J., Sebastian Rivera G. and de la Gíua E. (2010). NEW ERA OF M-LEARNING TOOLS - Creation of MPrinceTool a Mobile Educative Tool . In Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 5: ICEIS, ISBN 978-989-8425-08-9, pages 161-167. DOI: 10.5220/0002906601610167


in Bibtex Style

@conference{iceis10,
author={Habib M. Fardoun and Pedro G. Villanueva and Juan Enrique Garrido and Gabriel Sebastian Rivera and Elena de la Gíua},
title={NEW ERA OF M-LEARNING TOOLS - Creation of MPrinceTool a Mobile Educative Tool},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 5: ICEIS,},
year={2010},
pages={161-167},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002906601610167},
isbn={978-989-8425-08-9},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 5: ICEIS,
TI - NEW ERA OF M-LEARNING TOOLS - Creation of MPrinceTool a Mobile Educative Tool
SN - 978-989-8425-08-9
AU - Fardoun H.
AU - Villanueva P.
AU - Garrido J.
AU - Sebastian Rivera G.
AU - de la Gíua E.
PY - 2010
SP - 161
EP - 167
DO - 10.5220/0002906601610167