publication . Article . 2018

Why? A Case Study of Finland

Pirhonen, Antti; Rousi, Rebekah;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2018 Journal: International Journal of Mobile Human Computer Interaction, volume 10, pages 65-73 (issn: 1942-390X, eissn: 1942-3918, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: IGI Global
  • Country: Finland
Abstract
<jats:p>Recent decades have revealed that the digital educational technology that is expected to revolutionise schooling for generations to come, is fraught with challenges. One major challenge is that educational systems vastly vary between cultures and countries. The differences start from the conceptualisation of education and school. It is, therefore, quite inaccurate to handle education as a universal concept. In this article the authors evade generalisation by discussing the use of mobile technology in the schools of one single, relatively homogenous nation: Finland. The backbone of their analysis is the core national curriculum of basic education. The app...
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ACM Computing Classification System: ComputingMilieux_COMPUTERSANDEDUCATION
free text keywords: koulutusteknologia, mobiililaitteet, langaton tekniikka, mobile technology, mobile computing, basic education, Human-Computer Interaction, Educational technology, Computer science, Multimedia, computer.software_genre, computer
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publication . Article . 2018

Why? A Case Study of Finland

Pirhonen, Antti; Rousi, Rebekah;