Evaluating the Use of Audio Smartphone Apps for Higher Education

NORTCLIFFE, Anne, MIDDLETON, Andrew and WOODCOCK, Ben (2011). Evaluating the Use of Audio Smartphone Apps for Higher Education. In: 130th Audio Engineering Society Convention, London, 13-16 May 2011. (Unpublished)

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Digital audio technology has garnered interest in Education recently, being deployed by early adopter academics to provide audio feedback. Students have also used it, gathering audio notes on their personal devices to enhance their learning. However, the sharing and distributing of the recordings is time-consuming and requires separate technology. Smartphones with audio apps are able to support recording and distribution/sharing of learning conversations more effectively because of their additional customisable and integrated functionality. This is attractive to Education now that it is clear that smartphones are becoming ubiquitous on campus. This paper describes an evaluation of audio apps for recording learning conversations by an academic and students and their experience in using smartphone audio apps to date.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Research Institute, Centre or Group: Cultural Communication and Computing Research Institute > Communication and Computing Research Centre
Departments: Faculty of Science, Technology and Arts > Computing
Depositing User: Anne Nortcliffe
Date Deposited: 19 Jan 2018 09:53
Last Modified: 24 Jul 2018 21:17
URI: http://shura.shu.ac.uk/id/eprint/14461

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