PEDAGOGICAL USABILITY AND APPLICATIONS FOR MLEARNING OF STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING
National Pedagogical University of Colombia (COLOMBIA)
About this paper:
Appears in: EDULEARN14 Proceedings
Publication year: 2014
Conference name: 6th International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies
Dates: 7-9 July, 2014
Location: Barcelona, Spain
Abstract:This paper presents the contributions of experimental program for design of VLO´s for mlearning.
The first stage covers educational material for blackberry and ipad, with your correspondent assessment for students.
The second stage involves educational material for android plataform using a Samsung galaxy III phone.
The author presents a contrast between technological and pedagogical usability propose for Nokelainen in Finland and your application in Colombia to civil engineers.
The dimensions control, activity, applicability and aggregated value of the pedagogical usability are assessed for students, experts and investigator.
The article concludes with relevant aspects that a teacher in high level education of civil engineering has to consider when uses, designs applications for mlearning.
At technological aspect, the study recommends formats, programming languages for the development of VLO in mlearning.
Keywords: Structural design, apps, m-learning, pedagogical usability, VLO, VLO for m-learning.