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ERIC Number: ED557211
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2014
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 20
ISBN: 978-989-8704-02-3
ISSN: N/A
Designing a Site to Embed and to Interact with Wolfram Alpha Widgets in Math and Sciences Courses
Cepeda, Francisco Javier Delgado; Acosta, Ruben Dario Santiago
International Association for Development of the Information Society, Paper presented at International Conference on Mobile Learning 2014 (10th, Madrid, Spain, Feb 28-Mar 2, 2014)
This paper reports design and implementation outcomes at middle development advance of an educative program based on use and construction of widgets on Wolfram Alpha platform at higher education level for engineering and sciences areas. Widgets were based on Physics and Mathematics curricula under Project Oriented Learning and Blended Learning methodologies. Widgets constructed by teachers are first used by students to appropriate basic concepts of each course on a mobile learning basis; after, students construct their own widgets applying that concepts but involving different applied situations based on curriculum integration. Two phases of this activity help to develop basic and high level thinking. Description of design combining Wolfram Alpha widget developer, Weebly and Jotform tools to set up the widgets, institutional current advances on teachers training, courses involved and current outcomes of project are presented. [For the full proceedings see ED557171.]
International Association for the Development of the Information Society. e-mail: secretariat@iadis.org; Web site: http://www.iadisportal.org
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Instituto Tecnologico de Monterrey (Mexico).
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Mexico