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Ubiquitous technology for lifelong learners
Tabuenca, Bernardo

PublishedJuly 2015
Type of workDoctoral thesis
PeriodicalPages 1-280
PublisherWelten Institute, Research Centre for Learning, Teaching and Technology)
InstitutionOpen Universiteit
RegionEurope

ABSTRACT
Nowadays, most people change their career throughout their lives, many times independently on what they learned during their formal education period. Therefore, the necessity to continually keep our skills sharp and up-to-date becomes increasingly important in a rapidly changing job market. The European Commission stressed the importance of lifelong learning as a key challenge for the knowledge society to adapt to the pace in which digital technology is transforming every aspect of people’s lives. Later on, the Commission published a reference framework comprising eight competences to flexibly adapt to a rapidly changing and highly interconnected world. In this thesis, we aim at supporting learners to understand the way they can better learn in-context using technology, therefore we focus on two specific competences, namely, learning to learn and digital competence.

Keywords ambient learning displays · Arduino · awareness · Bluetooth low energy · Chromecast · digital competence · feedback · learning to learn · Lifelong Learning · mobile learning · mobile notifications · NFC · OER · reflective practice · self-regulated learning · ubiquitous technology

Published atHeerlen, The Netherlands
ISBN9789492231055
RefereedDoes not apply
Rightsby-sa/4.0
URLhttp://dspace.ou.nl/handle/1820/6050
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