introduction thesis

Introduction: Scaffolding learning activities with collaborative scripts and mobile devices

The use of mobile devices, including mobile phones and tablets, is a growing trend in education. The practice has been widely technology driven and often justified simply by the importance of using new technology in a classroom and by claiming such devices to be important in reaching something referred to, although not that well defined,…

papers thesis

Paper 1: Scaffolding different learning activities with mobile tools in three everyday contexts.

Abstract: The aim of the study is to apply the theoretical framework of collaborative learning and distributed cognition for developing mobile tools which scaffolds people’s everyday learning and information searching and processing needs. This study includes experimental case studies conducted in natural settings with randomly sampled or conveniently selected subjects. Contexts of the case studies varies from the urban…