Student Learning Organiser<br />University of Birmingham<br />Wireless pocket PC<br />17 MSc Students over one year<br />Integrated suite of tools<br />Communication, Time management, Course content, Note-taking<br />Students could add their own software<br />
Main Results <br />Most use of calendar and timetabling, as well as the communications tools<br />No evidence of need for a specific ‘learning organiser’<br />Didn’t hinder learning, but nor did it greatly assist<br />
Field Trips<br />Gary Priestnall<br />Gemma Polmear<br />
Scripted inquiry<br />nQuire Inquiry Guide to provide flexible sequencing of activities<br />
Results<br />Gain in subject knowledge and knowledge of the inquiry process, compared to no gains for control group<br />Maintained enjoyment of science classes, compared to fall by control group<br />How to choose and design personally meaningful inquiries<br />How to maintain continuity of learning across contexts<br />Role of teacher – framing inquiry in class, orchestrating activity, re-integrating findings<br />
Next stage: nQuire onlinewww.nquire.org.uk<br />
What next?<br />Supporting productive learning on student-owned devices<br />Access for all – anywhere, anytime, anyone<br />Inquiry-based learning outside the lecture room<br />Learning through mobile media creation and sharing<br />Connecting learning across contexts<br />Technology-mediated lifelong and life-wide learning <br />
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