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Design research for a context-aware capture system to support biology education

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Design research for a context-aware capture system to support biology education
Automatic capture technology could enable students to record and index much information—both digital and nondigital—with little extra effort. Can this technology be designed to augment students’ education without overwhelming them? Can it be designed to meet educators’ goals? This research will address these questions by studying the information needs and educational practices of undergraduate biology students. Findings will provide a foundation for the design of capture systems that can enhance education and support effective e-Portfolios. Author Keywords Fieldwork, education, learning design ACM Classification Keywords H.5.2 [User Interfaces]: User-centered design PROBLEM STATEMENT Many college students are required to own laptops, and sophisticated approaches to digital classwork are emerging [e.g., 2]. Researchers and institutions are even beginning to develop fully digital personal educational portfolios [3], containing students’ notes, paper drafts, assignments, and ot...
Abe Crystal
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Updated 13 Jun 2010
Type Conference
Year 2006
Where ACMDIS
Authors Abe Crystal
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