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.
|Title of host publication||IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies|
|Place of Publication||Athens, Greece|
|Number of pages||3|
|Publication status||Published - 31 Dec 2014|
|Event||IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies - Athens, Greece, 7-10 July 2014|
Duration: 31 Dec 2014 → …
|Conference||IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies|
|Period||31/12/14 → …|
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- Mobile Learning
- Mobile Location-Based
- Informal Learning
- Smart Ambient
- Culture Heritage
Alkhafaji, A., & Fallahkhair, S. (2014). Smart Ambient: Development of Mobile Location Based System to Support Informal Learning in the Cultural Heritage Domain. In IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies (pp. 774-776). IEEE. https://doi.org/10.1109/ICALT.2014.227