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Personalized multi-user view and content synchronization and retrieval in real-time mobile social software applications
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We present a technical solution to these challenges using a smartphone-based real-time collaborative note-taking system as an example. Expand
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Unobtrusive student collaboration during lectures with smartphones
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We present an approach to applying a student-centred collaborative learning pedagogy into the lecture environment through a novel real-time collaborative note-taking application GroupNotes which encourages students to proactively engage themselves by means of student-andstudent interaction on smartphones. Expand
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Understanding the effects of discreet real-time social interaction on student engagement in lectures
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We use the application of known human behaviour in groups to influence educationally meaningful behaviour by students during and external to lectures through the use of available technology. Expand
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Towards a Collaborative Classroom through Shared Workspaces on Mobile Devices
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This paper presents the design principles behind the application interface, which enables students to follow principles identified as good practice in undergraduate education while still allowing for the individual to contribute and interact with regard to their own ability and preferred learning style. Expand
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Sustaining Cognitive Diversity in Collaborative Learning Through Shared Spatially Separated Virtual Workspaces on Mobile Devices
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Student disengagement in lectures is a global issue in higher education. Expand
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The design and implementation of the smartphone-based groupnotes App for ubiquitous and collaborative learning
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The lecture accounts for about half of staff-student interaction yet many students fail to engage in them as they find the environment is not conducive to the social learning paradigm they are accustomed to. Expand
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