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Transformation and Continuity in Urban Space

The Smartphone as a Companion to Digital Teaching and Learning Processes in Extracurricular Learning Settings

Julian Zimmermann, Julian Happes, and Nadja Bergis

The progressive digitization of society is irreversibly changing education. Specialists in teaching methodologies are having to address questions raised by the digital revolution in schools and develop appropriate training for teachers. This article responds to this revolution by proposing that smartphones be used to support digital teaching and learning processes in extracurricular learning settings. Specifically, it presents digital city tours as potential tools designed to help learners to explore the urban space integral to their living environment, recognize its historical dimension, and work on this dimension by developing digital narratives. The smartphone is understood here as a tool that makes it possible for learners to experience history and that encourages them to develop learning skills.

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Little Phil

Changing the Relationship between Philanthropy and Democracy?

Joshua Murchie and Jean-Paul Gagnon

going – just like a philanthropist would.” Little Phil is a mobile app where charitable organizations are presented to anyone who has downloaded the app and completed the required registration. “Givers will be able to buy a small item, like a school

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Sam Pryke

Socrative is a free, online, therefore real-time, Web platform for teachers to put questions to students through an app on their smartphone or tablet device. Since its launch in 2011, it has become widely used and is now the market leader of its

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An Experiment with Networks and Traps

Olga Lukyanova and André Mintz

On 6 May 2016, the web application was released. Although not disclosed to the users, it was the first component of an art project devised to experiment with data collection procedures and their social implications. The web app

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“Can You Really See What We Write Online?”

Ethics and Privacy in Digital Research with Girls

Ronda Zelezny-Green

2001: 2 ). Action research is increasingly used in sub-Saharan African contexts ( Stuart and Kunje 1998 ; Kapoor and Jordan 2009 ). The action in this study was to introduce the girls to an educational cell phone app, designed for people living in

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Ben Berkowitz and Jean-Paul Gagnon

, and uneven sidewalks. Taking up the call of democratic entrepreneurship ( Zaalouk 2014 ), Ben and four of his friends got together to build a digital platform (a website and mobile app) to help facilitate communication between city residents—such as

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Voicing Pride and Futurity in the Age of A.I.

An Interview with Playwright Pao-Chang Tsai on Solo Date

Jing Chen and Pao-Chang Tsai

/connection (facing grief, the emotion of love, having affection, dealing with loneliness and sorrow, etc.), I do believe there will be another dilemma dramaturgically if it were to be a heterosexual couple. The dating app phenomenon in Solo Date is a quite specific

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Derrière le massacre d’État

Ancrages politiques, sociaux et territoriaux de la « démonstration de masse » du 17 octobre 1961 à Paris

Emmanuel Blanchard

police française en novembre 1961, en particulier au moment du démantèlement des « réseaux Farès et Zouaoui », et conservés aux archives de la préfecture de police de Paris (APP cote H1B 35). Un nombre inconnu de rapports du même type est conservé dans d

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Research Article

Jean-Paul Gagnon and Selen A. Ercan

democracy. Joshua Murchie, co-founder of civic start-up Little Phil ( ), prepared the Note with Jean-Paul Gagnon to share how his initiative could change the relationship between philanthropy and democracy. A free app that promotes

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Liam Wrigley

24 young men aged between 18 and 24 working in retail-type jobs, either part-time or full-time. Roberts then informs the reader about the ways in which the research digitally engaged with the participants (i.e., over Facebook and messenger apps