The development of mobile learning system for local history and geography of Taiwan

Ju Ling Shih, Chien Wen Chuang, Jia Jia Cheng, Gwo Jen Hwang

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Abstract

The purpose of this research is to create a technology-integrated environment where learners can be immersed in the authentic environment to learn Taiwan local history and geography using mobile learning system. Learners conduct investigations with the guidance of the PDA in the Q&A style. The system was tested on students from college to graduate level in the University of Tainan. The experiment was taken place in three places including Catholic Church of Wanchin, Gate of Donglong Temple in Tungkang, and Hsiao Familys Old House in Chia Dong. The results of pre- and post-test have shown positive learning effect on students' understanding to the history and geography. The usability test of the system has found positive reactions to the mobile learning system.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCAR 2010 - 2010 2nd International Asia Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics
Pages295-298
Number of pages4
DOIs
StatePublished - 2010
Event2010 2nd International Asia Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics, CAR 2010 - Wuhan, China
Duration: 6 Mar 20107 Mar 2010

Publication series

NameCAR 2010 - 2010 2nd International Asia Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics
Volume3

Conference

Conference2010 2nd International Asia Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics, CAR 2010
Country/TerritoryChina
CityWuhan
Period6/03/107/03/10

Keywords

  • Investigative learning
  • Mobile learning system
  • Taiwan history and geography

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