Metacognitive Support in University Lectures Provided via Mobile Devices - How to Help Students to Regulate Their Learning Process during a 90-minute Class

Felix Kapp, Iris Braun, Hermann Körndle, Alexander Schill

Abstract

Even though classical lectures at universities are criticized for lacking interactivity and treating students like passive receptors of information they are still very popular. Due to the big amount of students, interaction between teacher and students is difficult to realize. Several projects address this problem by offering technical solutions which aim at increasing the interactivity during classes or lectures – classic clicker-systems as well as solutions in which students use their own smartphones, netbooks or tablet-PCs. Based on research on self-regulated learning (SRL) processes we developed the already existing tools one step further: instead of only providing questions we designed Auditorium Mobile Classroom Service (AMCS) – a program which offers several possibilities to interact during a lecture. AMCS supports students to regulate their own learning process during the lecture. Learning questions are one core element to support them. On the basis of the results of the learning questions specific advices and hints are sent to the students’ smartphones or notebooks. The features increase the interactivity between the content and students and the interaction in the lecture hall. In the present article the program AMCS is described. Furthermore we report first experiences from a field test in a university lecture.

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Kapp F., Braun I., Körndle H. and Schill A. (2014). Metacognitive Support in University Lectures Provided via Mobile Devices - How to Help Students to Regulate Their Learning Process during a 90-minute Class . In Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 3: CSEDU, ISBN 978-989-758-022-2, pages 194-199. DOI: 10.5220/0004936901940199


in Bibtex Style

@conference{csedu14,
author={Felix Kapp and Iris Braun and Hermann Körndle and Alexander Schill},
title={Metacognitive Support in University Lectures Provided via Mobile Devices - How to Help Students to Regulate Their Learning Process during a 90-minute Class },
booktitle={Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 3: CSEDU,},
year={2014},
pages={194-199},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0004936901940199},
isbn={978-989-758-022-2},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 3: CSEDU,
TI - Metacognitive Support in University Lectures Provided via Mobile Devices - How to Help Students to Regulate Their Learning Process during a 90-minute Class
SN - 978-989-758-022-2
AU - Kapp F.
AU - Braun I.
AU - Körndle H.
AU - Schill A.
PY - 2014
SP - 194
EP - 199
DO - 10.5220/0004936901940199