Interactive Lessons for Tablet-based Teaching - A Proposal for an Open Data Format

Heiko Weible, Edgar Seemann

Abstract

Tablet devices like the Apple iPad are ideal for interactive learning content. Unfortunately, at the moment it is still quite difficult for authors to create interactive content. There are very few standards in the area of tablet computing, in particular, if authors do not want to restrict themselves to a single platform e.g. iOS or Android. In this paper we propose an open data format, which makes it easy for authors to create interactive content. We achieve this by separating content description from the visual appearance and behaviour. Thus, allowing to create interactive content without the need for complex tools or even programming skills. The data format may be implemented for any of the leading platforms. Thus, giving content creators the control over the usage and the distribution of their content.

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Weible H. and Seemann E. (2013). Interactive Lessons for Tablet-based Teaching - A Proposal for an Open Data Format . In Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 1: CSEDU, ISBN 978-989-8565-53-2, pages 64-69. DOI: 10.5220/0004350200640069


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@conference{csedu13,
author={Heiko Weible and Edgar Seemann},
title={Interactive Lessons for Tablet-based Teaching - A Proposal for an Open Data Format},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 1: CSEDU,},
year={2013},
pages={64-69},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0004350200640069},
isbn={978-989-8565-53-2},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 1: CSEDU,
TI - Interactive Lessons for Tablet-based Teaching - A Proposal for an Open Data Format
SN - 978-989-8565-53-2
AU - Weible H.
AU - Seemann E.
PY - 2013
SP - 64
EP - 69
DO - 10.5220/0004350200640069