University of Birmingham - Aston Webb



June 20th and 21st, 
University of Birmingham, UK

In collaboration with the m-learning Forum


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The venue

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The length of long presentations (L) will be 25 minutes, plus 5 minutes for questions.
Short presentations (S) will be 10 minutes, plus 5 minutes for questions.

Thursday, 20 June 2002
12.00 - 12.10


12.10 - 1.00 Dr. Michael Gardner, Deputy Director,  Institute for Socio-Technical Innovation & Research,  The University of Essex,  @BT Adastral Park
Many devices - Many networks: New services, technologies and challenges

Chair: Mike Sharples

1.00 - 2.00


  Stream A Stream B
2.00 - 3.30

M. Farmer, B. Taylor, 
Birmingham Grid for Learning, 
A Creative Learning Environment (CLE) for Anywhere Anytime Learning (S) [Presentation]

C. O’Malley, D. Stanton, University of Nottingham, 
Tangible Technologies for Collaborative Storytelling (L)

R. Luckin, D. Connolly, L. Plowman, S. Airey, University of Sussex, 
The Young Ones: The Implications of Media Convergence for Mobile Learning with Infants (L)


Chair: Theodoros Arvanitis

A. Stone, J. Briggs, Kingston University, ITZ GD 2 TXT (L) [Presentation]

I. Garner, J. Francis, K. Wales, Sheffield Hallam University, 
An Evaluation of the Implementation of a Short Messaging System (SMS) to Support Undergraduate Students

T. Rogers, University of Exeter, Mobile Technologies for Informal Learning – a Theoretical Review of the Literature (S) [Presentation]

J. Taylor, L. Peake, D. Philip, S. Robertshaw, Liverpool John Moores University, Location Activated Nomadic Discovery (LAND): A Mobile Location-Sensitive Visitor Information and Navigation Service for Cumbria (S) [Presentation]

Chair: Peter Bates

3.30 - 4.00

Tea Break

4.00 - 5.00 Poster session and Technical Demonstration
5.00 - 6.30

G. Vavoula, M. Sharples, University of Birmingham, 
Requirements for the Design of Lifelong Learning Organisers (L)

T. Koppi, University of New South Wales, 
Authentic Contextual Lifelong Learning Design (L)

J. Wood, G. Price, D. Laird, S. Robertshaw, 
Liverpool John Moores University, 
Mobile Devices for Breast Care: A Personalised Education Information Profiling System (PEIPS) (S) [Presentation]


Chair: Claire O’Malley

A. Kukulska-Hulme, The Open University, 
Cognitive, Ergonomic and Affective Aspects of PDA Use for Learning (S)

J. Waycott, E. Scanlon, A. Jones, The Open University, 
Evaluating the Use of PDAs as Learning and Workplace Tools: An Activity Theory Perspective (S)

M. Anteboth, M. Tangermann, G. Weber, 
Harz University of Applied Studies, 
Organizing Mobile Teaching (S) [Presentation]

M. Collett, G. Stead, CTAD Ltd., 
Meeting the Challenge: Producing M-Learning Materials for Young Adults with Numeracy and Literacy Needs [Available as pdf 18Kb] (S) [Presentation]

Chair: Rose Luckin

8.00 - 10.30

Dinner at Horton Grange


Friday, 21 June 2002
9.00 - 10.45

O. Holme, M. Sharples, University of Birmingham, 
Implementing a Student Learning Organiser on the Pocket PC Platform (L) [Presentation]

P. Rudman, M. Sharples, University of Birmingham, 
Supporting Learning in Conversations using Personal Technologies (L)

E. Malliou,  S. Stavros, S. A. Sotiriou, A. Miliarakis, M. Stratakis,
Ellinogermaniki Agogi, 
The AD-HOC Project: eLearning Anywhere, Anytime (S) [Presentation]

G. Da Bormida, P. Lefrere, R. Vaccaro, M. Sharples, 
GIUNTI Ricerca S.r.l., 
The MOBILearn Project: Exploring New Ways to Use Mobile Environments and Devices to Meet the Needs of Learners, Working by Themselves and with Others (S) [Presentation]

Chair: Michael Gardner

A.C. Roibás , I.A. Sánchez, 
University of Brighton, 
Design scenarios for m-learning (L) [Presentation]

Mike Butler, 
Djanogly City Technology College, Nottingham, 
Wireless Networks Case Study (L) [Presentation]

J. Traxler, National Research Centre for ICT in Education, 
Evaluating m-learning (S) [Presentation]




Chair: Bren Taylor

10.45 - 11.15

Tea Break

11.15 - 12.15 Poster session Panel Session
12.15 - 12.30

Closing session

12.30 - 13.30



J. Attewell, Learning and Skills Development Agency, The M-Learning Project 

S. Anastopoulou, C. Baber, M. Sharples, University of Birmingham, Object Manipulation In Educational Multimodal Systems for Contextual Learning  

R. Beale, University of Birmingham, Contextual information presentation for optimal learning: initial study

G. Zurita, M. Nussbaum, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Collaborative Learning supported by Handhelds wirelessly interconnected

A. Mitchell, Ultralab, Anglia Polytechnic University, Wnt 2 Lrn? The Potential of Mobile Technologies for Promoting the Learning of Young Adults

E. Pearson, University of Teesside, Anytime Anywhere: Empowering Learners with Severe Disabilities

S. Roy, J. Trinder, J. Magill, University of Glasgow, Portable Learning and Assessment - Towards Ubiquitous Education 

A. Stone, G. Alsop, J. Briggs, C. Tompsett, Kingston University, M-Learning and E-Learning: a Review of Work Undertaken by the Learning Technology Research Group, Kingston University, UK.


Technical Demonstrations:

H. W. Bristow, C. Baber, J. Cross, S. Woolley , University of Birmingham, The χ3 wearable computer and WECA PC

R. Harrison, Toshiba, Wireless Learning with eClass2go

I. Philion, LINE Communications Group, Mobile Learning Proof of Concept