||Li Chen, Min Lu, Yoshiko Goda, Atsushi Shimada, Masanori Yamada, Learning Analytics Dashboard Supporting Metacognition, Balancing the Tension between Digital Technologies and Learning Sciences, 10.1007/978-3-030-65657-7_8, 129-149, 2021.02.
||Li Chen, Min Lu, Yoshiko Goda, Atsushi Shimada, Masanori Yamada, Factors of the use of learning analytics dashboard that affect metacognition, 17th International Conference on Cognition and Exploratory Learning in Digital Age, CELDA 2020, 295-302, 2020.11, © 2020 17th International Conference on Cognition and Exploratory Learning in Digital Age, CELDA 2020. All rights reserved. In this study, we used a learning analytics dashboard (LAD) in a higher education course to support students' metacognition and evaluated the effects of its use. The LAD displays students' reading path and specific behaviors when viewing digital learning materials. The study was conducted on 53 university students to identify the factors that affected metacognition changes in terms of their awareness and behavior dimensions when using the LAD. In terms of results, first, the students' perception of visual attraction for the LAD, and behaviors related to reflection such as deleting annotations they had previously added, positively affected the changes in the knowledge of cognition dimension of metacognition. Second, students' perception of behavioral changes by using the LAD had positive effects on the regulation of cognition dimension of metacognition. However, the behaviors of using some cognitive tools, negatively affected knowledge of cognition, which indicated the necessity to provide more guidance or feedback to students..
||Lu, M., Chen, L., Goda, Y., Shimada, A., Yamada, M., Visualizing Studying Activities for a Learning Dashboard Supporting Meta-cognition for Students, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), 10.1007/978-3-030-50344-4_41, 12203 LNCS, 2020.07.
||Min Lu, Li Chen, Yoshiko Goda, Atsushi Shimada, Masanori Yamada, Development of a Learning Dashboard Prototype Supporting Meta-cognition for Students, Companion Proceedings 10th International Conference on Learning Analytics & Knowledge (LAK20), 104-106, 2020.03.
||Min Lu, Kaori Tamura, Tsuyoshi Okamoto, Misato Oi, Atsushi Shimada, Kohei Hatano, Masanori Yamada, Shin'ichi Konomi, Proposal and Implementation of an Elderly-oriented User Interface for Learning Support Systems., Proceedings of the Sixth ACM Conference on Learning @ Scale, L@S 2019, Chicago, IL, USA, June 24-25, 2019., 10.1145/3330430.3333650, 37:1-37:4, 2019.06.
||Location-Based Applications Using Analog Maps for Sustainable Local Tourism Information Services.
||Min Lu, Ruochen Si, Masatoshi Arikawa, Hideki Kaji, User-generated storytelling based on analog maps with local and dynamic georeferencing, Proceedings of the 2017 Pacific Neighborhood Consortium Annual Conference and Joint Meetings: Data Informed Society, PNC 2017, 10.23919/PNC.2017.8203534, 2017-, 134-141, 2017.12, Maps are important vehicles for storytelling. Although the ubiquity of current web mapping services has brought great conveniences to creating map-based content, they also bring restrictions in map representation. Conventional analog maps are still being created and widely used. Some of the well-designed ones are highly contextual, and are more suitable for storytelling with related backgrounds. To utilize analog maps in location-aware mobile environments for storytelling, local and dynamic georeferencing is introduced to attach geospatial information to the analog map images without stretching them and destroying the artistic designs. A data format extended from a popular GIS data standard is designed, for creating and sharing storytelling content easily by attach multimedia resources to georeferenced map images. In cooperation with local communities, prototype developments realized tools for map-based storytelling content creation and smartphone applications for browsing the content in walking tours..
||Min Lu, Masatoshi Arikawa, Atsuyuki Okabe, Classes for creating location-based audio tour content: A case of user-generated LBS education to university students, Lecture Notes in Geoinformation and Cartography, 10.1007/978-3-319-47289-8_19, 375-398, 2017.01, A course named Seminar of Culture Studies is given to undergraduate students in the School of Cultural and Creative Studies of Aoyama Gakuin University in Tokyo, Japan, in which a new mobile application named Manpo was applied for the students to create location-based audio tour content in 2013, 2014 and 2015. With little background knowledge on geography and cartography, the students tried to draw maps and create georeferences for positioning on the maps using Manpo’s functions. They also focused on recording audio guides for the POIs and walking routes, and bundled them to the maps together with photos and texts. The procedures of the classes and the students’ performances were observed, in which the problems encountered by the students showed the difficulties, such as achieving appropriate georeferencing for accurate positioning, for non-professional users. However, the classes and students provided hints to the further development of Manpo, which also improved the classes and the students’ works. As the course was proved to be a success, it inspired future research plans of a platform that can involve researchers, developers, mapmakers, local communities, and ordinary users to provide user-generated content including diverse maps for more attractive location-based services..
||Min Lu, Masatoshi Arikawa, Creating Geo-enabled Hand-drawn Maps: An Experiment of User-generated Mobile Mapping, International Journal of Cartography, 1, 1, 45-61, 2015.08.
||Min Lu, Masatoshi Arikawa, Location-based illustration mapping applications and editing tools, Cartographica, 10.3138/carto.48.2.1835, 48, 2, 100-112, 2013.01, Although commercial Web mapping is popular now, illustrated maps are widely used in print media and have advantages. The immeasurable distortions of illustrated maps create difficulties when applying them in location-based services. Based on previous research, the authors propose an improved framework for supporting illustrated maps to be integrated with GPS functions in smartphones, and positioning methods are discussed. Mobile tools and applications have been developed with the purpose of making it easy to create and use digital content based on illustrated maps for walking tours. The usability and effectiveness were tested in experiments and practical use..