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ERIC Number: ED557228
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2014
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 15
ISBN: 978-989-8704-02-3
When Everyone Is a Probe, Everyone Is a Learner
Berenfeld, Boris; Krupa, Tatiana; Lebedev, Arseny; Stafeev, Sergey
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)
Most students globally have mobile devices and the Global Students Laboratory (GlobalLab) project is integrating mobility into learning. First launched in 1991, GlobalLab builds a community of learners engaged in collaborative, distributed investigations. Long relying on stationary desktop computers, or students inputting their observations by hand into web-forms, GlobalLab today is pioneering the use of mobile devices as sensors to collect and stream data to the shared database where students can use visualization tools to see data on a world map, analyze the information, identify patterns and trends, and extract meaning from aggregated data. Moreover, this paradigm can enable the practice of crowd-sourced student-scientist partnerships where students stream locally-captured time- and location-stamped data for use by scientists in their endeavors, getting in return feedback, advice, and much needed motivation for learning. [For the full proceedings see ED557171.]
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Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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