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An Interactive Mobile Learning System for Enhancing Learning in Higher Education

Boyinbode, Olutayo, Antoine Bagula and Dick Ng’ambi (2012) An Interactive Mobile Learning System for Enhancing Learning in Higher Education. In Proceedings of the IADIS International Mobile Learning Conference, pages 331-334, Berlin, Germany .

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Abstract

Most higher education in South Africa adopt English language as a medium of instruction, which made it difficult for students who speak and write English as a second or third language to cope with the face-to-face lectures. Face-to-face lectures lack persistence and when students fail to understand the lectures during the once off face-to-face sessions, there is no opportunity to playback the lecture. Recording lectures with Opencast Matterhorn and making these available to these students as a supplementary resource to the face-to-face lecture has potential to alleviate this problem. Accessing the Video or Audio of opencast recorded lectures (ORL) on students’ mobile devices anywhere and at any time after face-to-face lecture could enhance student understanding of lectures and improve learning. This paper describes the architecture and design of an Interactive Opencast Mobile learning that enhances learning in higher education.

EPrint Type:Conference Paper
Keywords:Opencast, Mobile learning, Mobile devices, Video, Audio, Face to Face Lecture
Subjects:H Information Systems: H.5 INFORMATION INTERFACES AND PRESENTATION
ID Code:835
Deposited By:Bagula, Antoine
Deposited On:21 November 2012