Developing Open Source Dataloggers for Inquiry Learning

George Hloupis, Vassilis Bimpikas, Ilias Stavrakas, Konstantinos Moutzouris, Charalampos Stergiopoulos, Dimos Triantis


There exists a continuous need to promote better Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education at the younger students. To satisfy this need hands-on laboratory assignments and inquiry learning projects are widely accepted as appropriate approaches. One key issue for both approaches is the effective and adaptive data logging. This article describes the development of educational datalogger devices, using open source software and hardware which can be used to collect, present and save data for both offline and online analysis. The novelty of the proposed devices lies on the fact the presented implementations are not dedicated devices bind to specific features but they can be seen as educational datalogger platforms which are expandable and adaptive to students’ needs in a minimum cost since they are based in open source solutions.


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Paper Citation

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Hloupis G., Bimpikas V., Stavrakas I., Moutzouris K., Stergiopoulos C. and Triantis D. (2014). Developing Open Source Dataloggers for Inquiry Learning . In Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 1: CSEDU, ISBN 978-989-758-020-8, pages 555-562. DOI: 10.5220/0004962605550562

in Bibtex Style

author={George Hloupis and Vassilis Bimpikas and Ilias Stavrakas and Konstantinos Moutzouris and Charalampos Stergiopoulos and Dimos Triantis},
title={Developing Open Source Dataloggers for Inquiry Learning},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 1: CSEDU,},

in EndNote Style

JO - Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 1: CSEDU,
TI - Developing Open Source Dataloggers for Inquiry Learning
SN - 978-989-758-020-8
AU - Hloupis G.
AU - Bimpikas V.
AU - Stavrakas I.
AU - Moutzouris K.
AU - Stergiopoulos C.
AU - Triantis D.
PY - 2014
SP - 555
EP - 562
DO - 10.5220/0004962605550562