MoocCast: Evaluating Mobile Screencast for Online Courses

Tabuenca, Bernardo and Kalz, Marco and Löhr, Ansje (2017). MoocCast: Evaluating Mobile Screencast for Online Courses. "Universal Access in the Information Society" ; ISSN 1615-5297. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10209-017-0528-x.

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Title: MoocCast: Evaluating Mobile Screencast for Online Courses
Author/s:
  • Tabuenca, Bernardo
  • Kalz, Marco
  • Löhr, Ansje
Item Type: Article
Título de Revista/Publicación: Universal Access in the Information Society
Date: 2017
Subjects:
Freetext Keywords: screencast; MOOC; mobile learning; learning environments;
Faculty: E.T.S.I. de Sistemas Informáticos (UPM)
Department: Sistemas Informáticos
Creative Commons Licenses: Recognition - Non commercial - Share

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Abstract

The progressive adoption of smartphones and interconnected devices is inspiring students to redesign their physical spaces towards a seamless shift between daily life and learning activities. In the last years, Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) represent one of the key resources facilitating universal access to education as they enable students to learn across formal and informal contexts. However, there is little research exploring these alternative ways to present the content offered to learners in MOOCs for improved accessibility from personal contexts. This work presents the first study evaluating mobile-screencast technology as a means to facilitate learning processes in online courses. The contribution from this manuscript is threefold: first, preferred learning spaces for students enrolled to accomplish the activities in a MOOC are identified; second, mobile-screencast is evaluated as a solution for improved accessibility in online courses; third, an open tool for mobile-screencast and initial results from a formative evaluation are presented. This tool can be reused and adapted in further MOOC implementations. Finally, lessons learned are discussed and cues for future implementations are challenged.

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Item ID: 44959
DC Identifier: http://oa.upm.es/44959/
OAI Identifier: oai:oa.upm.es:44959
DOI: 10.1007/s10209-017-0528-x
Deposited by: Dr Bernardo Tabuenca
Deposited on: 03 Mar 2017 06:59
Last Modified: 03 Mar 2017 07:50
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