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Type: Conference paper
Title: Why don't students attend lectures and what can be done about it through using iPod nanos?
Author: Shannon, S.
Citation: Who's learning? Whose technology? : proceeedings [of] the 23rd annual conference of the Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education, 3-6 December 2006, the University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia / Lina Markauskaite, Peter Goodyear, Peter Reimann (eds.): pp.753-756
Publisher: ASCILITE
Publisher Place: CDROM
Issue Date: 2006
ISBN: 1920898468
Conference Name: Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education. Conference (23rd : 2006 : Sydney, N.S.W.)
Abstract: How can teachers encourage students to listen in lectures – and indeed to attend them? What about international students and those who have language difficulties? These were the questions which triggered a study of the beliefs of first year students about learning from lectures, and a desire to improve students’ ability to learn from lectures through providing MP3 uploads and a classroom set of iPod nanos. Students completed a pre- and post-course evaluation which revealed their beliefs about lecture attendance and supplementing that attendance by listening to lectures on iPods for revision and re-listening.
Keywords: contemporary challenges; personalised learning; iPods; audio streaming; educational evaluation; mLearning; teaching and learning strategies
Description: Copyright © 2006 Shannon, S. J.
RMID: 0020063074
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