Supporting Content Contextualization in Web based Applications on Mobile Devices

Alisa Sotsenko, Marc Jansen, Marcelo Milrad

Abstract

Mobile devices, in the form of smartphones, are endowed with rich capabilities in terms of multimedia, sensors and connectivity. The wide adoption of these devices allows using them across different settings and situations. One area in which mobile devices become more and more prominent is within the field of mobile learning. Here, mobile devices provide rich possibilities for the contextualization of the learner, by using the set of sensors available in the device. On the one hand, the usage of mobile devices enables participation in learning activities independent of time and space. Nevertheless, developing mobile learning applications for the heterogeneity of mobile devices available in the market becomes a challenge. Not only this is a problem related to form factor aspects, but also the large number of different operating systems, platforms and app infrastructures (app stores) are aspects to be considered. In this paper we present our initial efforts with regard to the development of cross-platform mobile applications to support the contextualization of learning content.

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Sotsenko A., Jansen M. and Milrad M. (2013). Supporting Content Contextualization in Web based Applications on Mobile Devices . In Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 1: WEBIST, ISBN 978-989-8565-54-9, pages 501-504. DOI: 10.5220/0004405005010504


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@conference{webist13,
author={Alisa Sotsenko and Marc Jansen and Marcelo Milrad},
title={Supporting Content Contextualization in Web based Applications on Mobile Devices},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 1: WEBIST,},
year={2013},
pages={501-504},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0004405005010504},
isbn={978-989-8565-54-9},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 1: WEBIST,
TI - Supporting Content Contextualization in Web based Applications on Mobile Devices
SN - 978-989-8565-54-9
AU - Sotsenko A.
AU - Jansen M.
AU - Milrad M.
PY - 2013
SP - 501
EP - 504
DO - 10.5220/0004405005010504