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Title: A framework for teaching electromagnetic concepts using mobile devices
Authors: Browne, Daniel R.
Pomeroy, Simon C.
Flint, James A.
Keywords: Electronic learning
Computational electromagnetics
Mobile computing
Issue Date: 2011
Publisher: © Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Citation: BROWNE, D.R., POMEROY, S.C. and FLINT, J.A., 2011. A framework for teaching electromagnetic concepts using mobile devices. IN: Proceedings of the 2011 IEEE Symposium on Antennas and Propagation (APSURSI), 3rd-8th July 2011, Spokane, WA, pp. 1401 - 1404
Abstract: A novel pedagogical approach to the teaching of wave phenomena is presented. The growing popularity of smartphones is exploited to provide students with a personal, mobile modelling environment based on the Transmission Line matrix method (TLM). This supports material delivered by more traditional means. There are opportunities for features of the mobile device, together with the software delivery mechanism, to guide students through different levels of complexity in the teaching. This would allow the software on the device to give an accessible, hands-on experience to the students. No significant access to external computing resources is required, limiting the amount of data traffic generated by the use of the software. An initial proof of concept example is described with suggestions for development into a full learning framework.
Description: This is a conference paper.
Version: Published
DOI: 10.1109/APS.2011.5996554
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/9450
Publisher Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/APS.2011.5996554
ISBN: 9781424495627
ISSN: 1522-3965
Appears in Collections:Closed Access (Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering)

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