ERIC Number: EJ1048743
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 7
The Quantified Self (QS) Movement and Some Emerging Opportunities for the Educational Technology Field
Lee, Victor R.
Educational Technology, v53 n6 p39-42 Nov-Dec 2013
The Quantified Self (QS) movement is a growing global effort to use new mobile and wearable technologies to automatically obtain personal data about everyday activities. The social and material infrastructure associated with the Quantified Self (QS) movement provides a number of ideas that educational technologists should consider incorporating and using. This article discusses some recent efforts to bring the movement to the practices of the educational technology field and presents some issues to consider in the future.
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Handheld Devices, Educational Practices, Educational Change, Educational Strategies, Data Collection, Automation, Educational Opportunities, Elementary Secondary Education, Trend Analysis, Technology Uses in Education
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Sponsor: National Science Foundation
Authoring Institution: N/A
IES Grant or Contract Numbers: DRL-1054280