Visual Programming Tools Implementation for Educational Cultural Heritage Promotion

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  •   Eleni Moustaka

  •   Antonia Plerou

Abstract

Nowadays, mobile devices are considered to be a powerful and portable tool for assisting people dealing with daily life issues. With the advance of mobile technology, the issue of mobile learning has been broadly explored in e-learning research. Several researchers and educators use pedagogical and technical strengths of mobile technology into learning environments. In this paper, an educational mobile-based application is described in order to promote Corfu’s Old town cultural heritage. The proposed educational mobile based application was pilot-tested in forty-five postgraduate students at Ionian University during cultural heritage courses. The students used a mobile-based educational environment in order to augment their heritage cultural perception and knowledge. The case study results suggest an enhanced perception of the educational content as well as a significantly increased acceptance of the education approach within the role of mobile technology in higher education.

Keywords: Adult Learning, Mobile Learning, Cultural Heritage, Mobile Applications

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Moustaka, E. and Plerou, A. 2018. Visual Programming Tools Implementation for Educational Cultural Heritage Promotion. European Journal of Engineering and Technology Research. CIE (Mar. 2018), 60-65. DOI:https://doi.org/10.24018/ejers.2018.0.CIE.646.