Smart Ambient: Development of Mobile Location Based System to Support Informal Learning in the Cultural Heritage Domain

Alaa Alkhafaji, Sanaz Fallahkhair

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Abstract

This paper aims to present a pilot study of the development of a Location-Based Mobile application to support informal learning in the cultural heritage domain. In this paper, we introduce a prototype of the Mobile Location Based System. The application is intended for use in outdoor settings and aims to provide the user with automatic notifications of historical information regarding nearby heritage sites. The application presents the information automatically when the device is close to a certain place or statue while people are moving in the vicinity of those places. The study used a scenario-based method to investigate the actors and the suitable context of use. Finally, an evaluation of the prototype's main features was conducted to examine their usefulness.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies
Place of PublicationAthens, Greece
PublisherIEEE
Pages774-776
Number of pages3
ISBN (Print)9781479940387
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 31 Dec 2014
EventIEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies - Athens, Greece, 7-10 July 2014
Duration: 31 Dec 2014 → …

Conference

ConferenceIEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies
Period31/12/14 → …

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Keywords

  • Mobile Learning
  • Mobile Location-Based
  • Informal Learning
  • Smart Ambient
  • Culture Heritage

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