Enhancing Synchronous Distance Education with Pervasive Devices


Mauve, Martin ; Scheele, Nicolai ; Geyer, Werner


Document Type: Conference or workshop publication
Year of publication: 2001
Book title: Informatik 2001 : Jahrestagung der Gesellschaft für Informatik e.V. (GI)
The title of a journal, publication series: Books@ocg.at / Österreichische Computer Gesellschaft
Volume: 157,2
Page range: 1117-1122
Place of publication: Wien
Publishing house: Österr. Computer-Ges.
Publication language: English
Institution: School of Business Informatics and Mathematics > Praktische Informatik IV (Effelsberg -2017)
Subject: 004 Computer science, internet
Abstract: In this paper we present a system that enhances typical synchronous teleteaching environments. The key idea is to compensate the lack of social awareness and interactivity of a telelecture by allowing students to use hand-held devices and wireless communication to interact with the lecturer and with other students. One example of the interactions enabled by the system is a feedback mechanism that allows the students to provide the lecturer with information about how the speed and difficulty of a lecture is perceived by the students. Another example is the ability of the lecturer to hold quizzes with the distributed audience. The system has been implemented as a prototype and it is currently being evaluated in regular lectures at the University of Mannheim.

Dieser Eintrag ist Teil der Universitätsbibliographie.




+ Citation Example and Export

Mauve, Martin ; Scheele, Nicolai ; Geyer, Werner Enhancing Synchronous Distance Education with Pervasive Devices. Books@ocg.at / Österreichische Computer Gesellschaft 157,2 1117-1122 In: Informatik 2001 : Jahrestagung der Gesellschaft für Informatik e.V. (GI) (2001) Wien [Conference or workshop publication]


+ Search Authors in

+ Page Views

Hits per month over past year

Detailed information



You have found an error? Please let us know about your desired correction here: E-Mail


Actions (login required)

Show item Show item