Publications

The increase of children’s interest in social media has helped facilitate interaction between peers. This interaction plays a vital role in children’s educational development. However, as children grow older, their motivation to interact –...
This paper describes the design and initial testing of AnswerPro, a mobile academic peer support system for school pupils aged 11-16 years. AnswerPro is a mobile optimised web application that enables pupils to seek support with school work from...
This paper describes the design and initial testing of AnswerPro, a mobile academic peer support system for UK Key Stage 3 and 4 pupils (11-16 year olds). AnswerPro is a web application that enables pupils to seek support from their knowledgeable...
In this paper, we discuss work in progress into the design of a mobile academic peer support system that enables 11-to-14 year old children to request and provide academic help to each other.  Our proposed system was designed based on background...
— It has been estimated that 85.5% ([14]) of school aged children own a mobile phone in the UK from which 29% ([10])of them access the Internet. It is assumed that this ownership provides the children with the opportunity to establish and maintain...