Designing Applications to Support Mobile Work Based Learning in the Construction Industry

Graham Attwell
Pontydysgu, United Kingdom

Joanna Burchert
Bremen University, Germany

Raymond Elferink
Raycom, Netherlands

Gilbert Peffer
Technical University Barcelona, Spain


One of the greatest potentials of technology enhanced learning is to provide access to groups with pervious limited access to education. Yet there has been a tendency provision for learning through technology to be focused on those already in education, rather than extending access. Research suggests that even those enrolling on MOOCS tend to already have a degree. Despite projects targeting the development of technology enhanced learning for the unemployed, for socially excluded groups or for workplace learning, particularly in small and medium enterprises, these have seldom resulted in sustainable products, programmes or innovations.

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