Improving a Mobile Learning Companion for Self-regulated Learning using Sensors

Haeseon Yun, Albrecht Fortenbacher, Niels Pinkwart


The ability to efficiently manage learning is linked to positive learning experience and outcome. However, attaining the ability of self-regulating is not a matter of course for students and it requires an external assistance. To support learners to be equipped with self-regulated learning skills, a mobile device can serve as an ideal learning companion which provides valuable feedback. A learning companion stemming from intelligent tutoring system (ITS) has non-authoritative, co-present effect as a learning support and with available sensor technology, self-regulated learning can be better promoted. Sensor enhanced learning companion can detect learning states, learning behaviours and context and provide valuable feedback to learners to increase their awareness of learning progress and to effectively manage their learning. Considering the mobility, autonomy of learners along together with current trend in open online learning resources and contents, available embedded sensors are suitable for realising the concept of learning companion for self-regulated learning. The paper reviews a self-regulated learning concept, a learning companion pedagogy and proposes that self-regulated learning skills can be promoted using sensor technology and a learning companion pedagogy.


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Paper Citation

in Harvard Style

Yun H., Fortenbacher A. and Pinkwart N. (2017). Improving a Mobile Learning Companion for Self-regulated Learning using Sensors . In Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 1: CSEDU, ISBN 978-989-758-239-4, pages 531-536. DOI: 10.5220/0006375405310536

in Bibtex Style

author={Haeseon Yun and Albrecht Fortenbacher and Niels Pinkwart},
title={Improving a Mobile Learning Companion for Self-regulated Learning using Sensors},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 1: CSEDU,},

in EndNote Style

JO - Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 1: CSEDU,
TI - Improving a Mobile Learning Companion for Self-regulated Learning using Sensors
SN - 978-989-758-239-4
AU - Yun H.
AU - Fortenbacher A.
AU - Pinkwart N.
PY - 2017
SP - 531
EP - 536
DO - 10.5220/0006375405310536