Wireless Web Kids â?? Mobile Learning in Primary and Secondary Education

Ruben Jans, Valère Awouters

Abstract


Wireless Web Kids (WW-kids) is an approved project with financial support of the Flemish government, Economics Department. The project started in December 2007 and runs till December 2010. Main purpose is to motivate children for studying sciences and technology. In Belgium there is a lack of students studying engineering, physics, chemistry, biology, technology and informatics. The project aims to enlarge the knowledge of children in primary and secondary education in the field of ICT in general, and new technologies as mobile devices for learning in particular. In the project students will learn and study with WEB 2.0 applications, using mobile devices. After the project children will have a clear inside how mobile devices can contribute to learning and working. The project is supported by companies and research units of the University of Hasselt.

Keywords


gps (Global Positioning System), mobile devices, mobile learning, pda (Personal Digital Assistant), WEB 2.0.

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