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Mike Sharples is Professor of Educational Technology at the Institute for Educational Technology, The Open University UK.
Mike's research interests include human-centred design and evaluation of technologies of learning, and the application of studies of human cognition and social interaction to the design of novel interactive systems. He is a co-investigator in the Wolfson OpenScience Laboratory project and the JUXTALEARN EU-funded project. He inaugurated the mLearn international conference series and was founding President of the International Association for Mobile Learning. He was Principal Investigator of the PI: Personal Inquiry project to support inquiry learning of 21st century science topics between formal and informal settings, developing the nQuire inquiry learning system. As a member of the MOBIlearn European 5th Framework project he led the design and evaluation of its context awareness subsystem. Other projects include L-Mo with Sharp Labs Europe to develop mobile technology for language learning, the design of a Writer's Assistant, an exploration of writing as creative design, computer implementations of story generation, and the development of a knowledge-based tutoring system for neuroradiology.
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Sharples, Mike, Graber, Rebecca, Harrison, Colin, Logan, Kit (2009): E-safety and Web 2.0 for children aged 11-16. In J. Comp. Assisted Learning, 25 (1) pp. 70-84. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2729.2008.00304.x
Roschelle, Jeremy, Sharples, Mike, Chan, Tak-Wai (2005): Introduction to the special issue on wireless and mobile technologies in education. In J. Comp. Assisted Learning, 21 (3) pp. 159-161. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2729.2005.00123.x
Corlett, Dan, Sharples, Mike, Bull, Susan, Chan, Tony (2005): Evaluation of a mobile learning organiser for university students. In J. Comp. Assisted Learning, 21 (3) pp. 162-170. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2729.2005.00124.x
Lonsdale, Peter, Baber, Christopher, Sharples, Mike (2004): Engaging Learners with Everyday Technology: A Participatory Simulation Using Mobile Phones. In: Brewster, Stephen A., Dunlop, Mark D. (eds.) Mobile Human-Computer Interaction - Mobile HCI 2004 - 6th International Symposium September 13-16, 2004, Glasgow, UK. pp. 461-465. http://link.springer.de/link/service/series/0558/bibs/3160/31600461.htm
Anastopoulou, Stamatina, Sharples, Mike, Baber, Christopher (2003): Using Gestures to Learn about Graphs: The Contribution of Multimodal Technology. In: ICALT 2003 - 2003 IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies 9-11 July, 2003, Athens, Greece. pp. 185-189. http://csdl.computer.org/comp/proceedings/icalt/2003/1967/00/19670185abs.htm
Sharples, Mike, Beale, Russell (2003): A technical review of mobile computational devices. In J. Comp. Assisted Learning, 19 (3) pp. 392-395. http://dx.doi.org/10.1046/j.0266-4909.2003.00040.x
Vavoula, G., Sharples, Mike, Cross, J., Baber, Christopher (2003): SpyCam and RoboCam: An Application of the Future Technology Workshop Method to the Design . In: Stephanidis, Constantine (eds.) Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction June 22-27, 2003, Crete, Greece. pp. 1071-1075.
Anastopoulou, S., Sharples, Mike, Baber, Christopher (2003): Multimodality and learning: linking science to everyday activities. In: Stephanidis, Constantine (eds.) Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction June 22-27, 2003, Crete, Greece. pp. 576-580.
Vavoula, G., Sharples, Mike (2003): Putting Order to Episodic and Semantic Learning Memories:The Case for KLeOS. In: Stephanidis, Constantine (eds.) Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction June 22-27, 2003, Crete, Greece. pp. 894-898.
Hoppe, Heinz Ulrich, Joiner, Richard W., Milrad, Marcelo, Sharples, Mike (2003): Guest editorial: Wireless and Mobile Technologies in Education. In J. Comp. Assisted Learning, 19 (3) pp. 255-259. http://dx.doi.org/10.1046/j.0266-4909.2003.00027.x
Sharples, Mike, Corlett, Dan, Westmancott, Oliver (2002): The Design and Implementation of a Mobile Learning Resource. In Personal and Ubiquitous Computing, 6 (3) pp. 220-234. http://springerlink.metapress.com/openurl.asp?genre=article&issn=1617-4917&volume=6&issue=3&spage=220
Baber, Christopher, Sharples, Mike, Boardman, Michael, Price, Amber, Haniff, David (2001): Requirements engineering of personal technology for police officers,. In: Hirose, M. (eds.) Proceedings of Interact 2001 , 2001, Tokyo, Japan. pp. 512-520.
Baber, Christopher, Haniff, David, Sharples, Mike, Boardman, Michael, Price, Amber (2001): A Requirements Analysis of Personal Mobile Computers for Police Officers (In Engineering P. In: Harris, D (eds.) Engineering Psychology and Cognitive Ergonomics , 2001, . pp. 21-28.
Baber, Christopher, Sharples, Mike, Boardman, M., Price, A., Haniff, D. (2001): Requirements Engineering of Personal Technology for Police Officers. In: Proceedings of IFIP INTERACT01: Human-Computer Interaction , 2001, Tokyo, Japan. pp. 512-520.
Sharples, Mike (1997): "Groupware and Authoring," edited by Roy Rada. In Computer Supported Cooperative Work, 6 (1) pp. 99-101.
Sharples, Mike, Goodlet, James, Clutterbuck, Andrew (1994): A Comparison of Algorithms for Hypertext Notes Network Linearization. In International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, 40 (4) pp. 727-752.
Sharples, Mike, Bruce, Bertram C. (1994): Collaborative writing and technological change: Implications for writing practice and syst. In Computer Supported Cooperative Work, 3 (3) pp. 225-228. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/BF00750740
Sharples, Mike (1993): A Study of Breakdowns and Repairs in a Computer-Mediated Communication System. In Interacting with Computers, 5 (1) pp. 61-77.
Sharples, Mike (1992): "Hypertext Concepts, Systems and Applications. Proceedings of the European Conference on H. In International Journal of Man-Machine Studies, 37 (3) pp. 387-393.
O'Malley, Claire, Sharples, Mike (1986): Tools for Management and Support of Multiple Constraints in a Writer's Assistant. In: Harrison, Michael D., Monk, Andrew (eds.) Proceedings of the Second Conference of the British Computer Society Human Computer Interaction Specialist Group - People and Computers II August 23-26, 1986, University of York, UK. pp. 115-131.