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Title: Mobile phones in school: From disturbing objects to infrastructure for learning
Authors: Ott, Torbjörn
Issue Date: 6-Sep-2017
University: Göteborgs universitet. IT-fakulteten
Institution: Department of Applied Information Technology ; Institutionen för tillämpad informationsteknologi
Parts of work: Ott, T. (2014). A historical materialist analysis of the debate in Swedish print media on mobile phones in school settings. International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning, 6(2), 1–14.

Ott, T., Haglind, T., & Lindström, B. (2014, 3-5 november 2014). Students’ use of mobile phones for schoolwork. In: M. Kalz, Y. Bayyurt, & M. Specht (Eds.). Mobile as mainstream—towards future challenges in mobile learning: 13th World Conference on Mobile and Contextual Learning, mLearn 2014 Istanbul, Turkey, November 3–5, 2014, proceedings (pp. 69–80). Istanbul, Turkey: mLearn 2014.

Ott, T., Lundin, J., & Lindström, B. (2017a). Unintentional integration of technology—teachers’ attitude and permission of mobile phones as tools for learning in the classroom. Manuscript in preparation.

Ott, T., Grigic Magnusson, A., Weilenmann, A., & Hård af Segerstad, Y. (2017b). “It must not disturb; it’s as simple as that”: Students’ voices on mobile phones in the infrastructure for learning in Swedish upper secondary school. Education and Information Technology.
Date of Defence: 2017-09-29
Disputation: Fredagen den 29 september 2017, kl. 13.00, Torg Grön, Hus Patricia, Institutionen för Informations Teknologi, Forskningsgången 6, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: Studies in Applied Information Technology
Keywords: mobile phone
upper secondary school
public debate
infrastructure for learning
Abstract: Amid digitalisation, the mobile phone has pervaded society and become one of the most widespread digital technologies. In school, the mobile phone has stirred up conflicts and tensions visible in public debate as well as classrooms. Teachers and students have struggled to manage mobile phones within the boundaries of school practice. This thesis explores these conflicts and tensions surrounding mobile phones in upper-secondary school. Theoretically, the analysis is based on the sociocultur... more
ISBN: 978-91-88254-01-4
Appears in Collections:Doctoral Theses from University of Gothenburg / Doktorsavhandlingar från Göteborgs universitet
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