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Reaching beyond the Classroom through the Use of Push Notifications

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dc.contributor.author Kallookaran, Michael
dc.contributor.author Robra-Bissantz, Susanne
dc.date.accessioned 2016-12-29T00:09:16Z
dc.date.available 2016-12-29T00:09:16Z
dc.date.issued 2017-01-04
dc.identifier.isbn 978-0-9981331-0-2
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10125/41167
dc.description.abstract New technologies enable educators to modify their \ teaching methods and extend their reach beyond the \ classroom. One of these methods that can be applied to \ communicate with students is through the use of push \ notifications on smartphones. Instead of relying on \ students to use a spaced learning approach, which is \ proven to be more efficient than trying to study \ something in a short period of time, it is now possible \ to remind them to learn and stick to a learning \ schedule from day one. For this research we \ implemented a mobile application that enables \ students to subscribe to a course and get push \ notifications on their smartphone if new questions are \ being made available by the teacher. The experiment \ we conducted shows that students who use push \ notifications are returning more often to the \ application and better stick to a given learning \ schedule than students who don’t have push enabled.
dc.format.extent 10 pages
dc.language.iso eng
dc.relation.ispartof Proceedings of the 50th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
dc.rights Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International
dc.rights.uri https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/
dc.subject Push notification
dc.subject mobile learning
dc.subject spaced learning
dc.subject teaching
dc.subject classroom
dc.title Reaching beyond the Classroom through the Use of Push Notifications
dc.type Conference Paper
dc.type.dcmi Text
dc.identifier.doi 10.24251/HICSS.2017.017
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