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The Quantified Self (QS) movement and some emerging opportunities for the educational technology field

Victor R. Lee, Utah State University

Abstract

The “Quantified Self” is a growing global movement to use new mobile and wearable technologies to automatically obtain personal data about everyday activities. The social and material infrastructure associated with Quantified Self movement provides a number of ideas that educational technologists should consider incorporating and using. This article discusses some recent efforts to bring Quantified Self to the practices of educational technology and presents some issues to consider in the future.

Suggested Citation

Victor R. Lee. "The Quantified Self (QS) movement and some emerging opportunities for the educational technology field" Educational Technology 53.6 (2013): 39-42.
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/victor_lee/15