ERIC Number: EJ792157
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Things to Say: Future Applications of Smart Objects in Learning
Educational Technology, v48 n2 p10-16 Mar-Apr 2008
Smart object technology allows users to know something in real time about the physical objects in their presence. Each object, from cereal boxes to skyscrapers, becomes a source of information with which users can interact. Through a series of usage scenarios, the article explores the potential impact of smart objects on learning in formal and informal settings.
Descriptors: Information Technology, Mobility, Indexing, Information Networks, Futures (of Society), Access to Information, Active Learning
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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