Mobile scaffolding: an experiment in using SMS text messaging to support first year university students

@article{Stone2004MobileSA,
  title={Mobile scaffolding: an experiment in using SMS text messaging to support first year university students},
  author={Andy Stone},
  journal={IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies, 2004. Proceedings.},
  year={2004},
  pages={405-409}
}
Research at Kingston University has identified that first year students desire support in managing their time and activities in both physical and virtual space. SMS text messaging was used as an experimental method of providing a form of "mobile scaffolding" at a fundamental level to support these needs, and guide students towards independent self-management; i.e. creating a personal mobile support context for learning and doing. The initial results of this experiment are presented, and appear… CONTINUE READING
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