Pedagogical design of mobile technology supported science learning: An evaluation study

Daner SUN, Chee-Kit LOOI, Yanjie SONG

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Abstract

Pedagogical design of the mobile learning has been increasingly emphasized in recent studies, but the learning design from a holistic view on the curriculum development is still frail. To indicate the learning efficacy of a well-designed innovative mobile curriculum, this paper reports a sustainable science curriculum supported by the mobile learning tools, with the integration of an inquiry-based instruction model and the principles of technology integration. In the paper, key elements of pedagogical design of the mobile curriculum will be interpreted, methods of technology integration will be presented. The transformation of students learning will be demonstrated by the findings from quantitative and qualitative data analysis on students test achievement, and activity performance in and out of classroom. The study does not just show case of the results of a curriculum innovation, but present how a rigor pedagogical design of mobile learning serves for students’ achievement on the learning objectives stated in the curriculum standard. Copyright © 2017 Global Chinese Society for Computers in Education.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 21st Global Chinese Conference on Computers in Education 2017
EditorsMaiga CHANG, Morris JONG, Tak-Wai CHAN, Shengquan YU, Fati WU, Baoping LI, Wenli CHEN, Ching-Kun Ting-Chia HSU, Tsung-Yen CHUANG, Chung-Yuan HSU, Ying ZHOU, May LIU, Gaowei CHEN, Chi-Cheng CHANG, Shikui TU
Place of PublicationBeijing
PublisherBeijing Normal University
Pages106-113
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2017

Citation

Sun, D., Looi, C.-K., & Song, Y. (2017). Pedagogical design of mobile technology supported science learning: An evaluation study. In M. Chang, M. Jong, T.-W. Chan, S. Yu, F. Wu, B. Li, et al. (Eds.), Conference proceedings of the 21st Global Chinese Conference on Computers in Education 2017 (pp. 106-113). Beijing: Beijing Normal University.

Keywords

  • Pedagogical design
  • Mobile learning
  • Science learning

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