Designing a GPS Mobile Tour—A Lesson in User-Centered Design

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Kyle Clements


This case presents the design of a GPS (Global Positioning Satellite) guided smartphone tour. The tour was a redesign of an assignment for an introductory Physical Science course in which students take a guided tour of a local canyon. The app is downloaded to students’ personal devices and provides a guided tour. I am giving special attention to how the user’s experience is shaped by the environment, technology and social context which surrounds the tour.

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Clements, K. (2017). Designing a GPS Mobile Tour—A Lesson in User-Centered Design. International Journal of Designs for Learning, 8(2).
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Kyle Clements, Brigham Young University

Kyle Clements is a graduate student in the Instructional Psychology and Technology department at Brigham Young University. His research interests include location based learning, open badges, and informal learning.