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This doctoral research project is now completed. I defended my PhD successfully in August 2021, after submitting the draft thesis for examination in early November 2020. I have published and continue to publish numerous papers about the research itself and about other aspects that arise out of the research. I have also presented for the past three years at the Human Computer Interaction International conference, in the Distributed, Ambient and Pervasive Interactions track, chaired by Dr H. Patricia McKenna. My Orcid is https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1071-693X.

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I’m keen to hear from higher education academics who might be interested in creating a journey and running it with their students, undergrad or post grad. So what’s involved in taking part in smart learning research? This page tells you what you need to know.Read more →

This is the Malta Democracy Smart Learning Journey. This journey includes ten locations, beginning at the Unesco sign at City Gate, Valletta, and ending at the Sette Giugno monument in St George’s Square. Using the Aurasma mobile app to access augmented reality digital content about each location, learners experience an authentic context for their learning. Edmodo is used for learner collaboration and uploading learner generated content. Read more →

This post is aimed at learning designers and content creators who are involved in developing learning journeys for smart learning. It can be read in conjunction with other articles available on this website, some of which are listed below

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Downloads Malta   Guide Malta Democracy Guide to Taking Part (PDF) Map Malta Democracy map (PDF) Downloads London   Guide to locations and content Locations and content for AR in Literary London (PDF) Map Literary London Map   img courtesy… Read more

This is the Literary London Smart Learning Journey. This journey includes several locations, beginning at St Olave’s and ending at Dr Samuel Johnson’s House. Using the Aurasma mobile app to access augmented reality digital content about each location, learners experience an authentic context for their learning. Edmodo is used for learner collaboration and uploading learner generated content. Read more →

This post is meant for anyone who is helping with ‘remote testing’ of Aurasma Auras.

What you’ll need

Download and install the Aurasma app – search for it in your app store of choice 😉 or visit the Apps and Technologies page where there are links to the app. You’ll need this to test the Aura, once Ive made it.

Have some photos ready or go and take a few of features at a location you think is good for augmenting with learning content (links to video, audio or webpages).Read more →

These are map visualisations of feedback from learners taking part in smart learning journeys. They show where learners posted their feedback reports, and include images uploaded and comments from the learner, as well as the name of the journey. Currently updating almost automatically, with small human assistance.

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This post is intended for those who are creating learning journey Points of Interest which form a learning experience with a single theme or topic. You need to have a basic grasp of how Google Maps accounts work, and understand general concepts of GPS location based technology.

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