Selected Publications

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Pimmer, C., & Rambe, P. (in review). The inherent tensions of ‘instant education’. A critical review of mobile instant messaging. The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning.

Pimmer, C., Brühlmann, F., Odetola, T. D., Dipeolu, O., Gröhbiel, U., & Ajuwon, A. J. (2018). Instant messaging and nursing students’ clinical learning experience. Nurse Education Today, 64, 119–124

Pimmer, C., & Mbvundula, F. (in print). One message, many voices. Mobile audio counselling in rural health education. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved.

Pimmer, C., Mhango, S., Mzumara, A., & Mbvundula, F. (2017). Mobile Instant Messaging for rural community health workers. A case from Malawi. Global Health Action, 10(1).

Pimmer, C., Chipps, J., Brysiewicz, P., Walters, F., Linxen, S., & Gröhbiel, U. (in print). Facebook for supervision? Research education shaped by the structural properties of a social media space. Technology, Pedagogy and Education, 26(5), 517-528

Pimmer, C., Mateescu, M., & Gröhbiel, U. (2016). Mobile and ubiquitous learning in higher education settings. A systematic review of empirical studies. Computers in Human Behavior, 63 490-501.

Pimmer, C., Chipps, J., Brysiewicz, P., Walters, F., Linxen, S., & Gröhbiel, U. (2016). Supervision on social media. Use and perception of Facebook as a research education tool in disadvantaged areas. International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 17(5), 200-214

Pimmer, C. (2016). Mobile learning as boundary crossing. An alternative route to technology-enhanced learning? Interactive Learning Environments, 24(5), 979-990.

Pimmer, C., Pachler, N., Mateescu, M., & Gröhbiel, U. (2016). Findings from a Critical Review of Mobile Learning in Higher Education Settings. Paper accepted at the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting, Washington.

Pimmer, C., & Tulenko, K. (2015). The convergence of mobile and social media. Affordances and constraints of mobile networked communication for health workers in low- and middle-income countries . Mobile Media & Communication, 4(2), 252-269.

Pimmer, C., Brysiewicz, P., Linxen, S., Walters, F., Chipps, J., & Gröhbiel, U. (2014) Informal mobile learning in nurse education and practice in remote areas. A case study from rural South Africa. Nurse Education Today (Elsevier), 34(11), 1398-1404.

Pimmer, C., Mateescu, M., Zahn, C., & Genewein, U. (2013). Smartphones as multimodal communication devices to facilitate clinical knowledge processes – a randomized controlled trial. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 15(11), e263.

Pimmer, C., Pachler, N., & Genewein, U. (2013). Reframing Clinical Workplace Learning Using the Theory of Distributed Cognition. Academic Medicine, 88(9), 1239–1245.

Pimmer, C., Pachler, N., & Genewein, U. (2013).  Contextual dynamics in clinical workplaces. Learning from doctor-to-doctor consultations. Medical Education. 47(5), 463–475.

Pimmer, C., Linxen, S., & Gröhbiel, U. (2012). Facebook as a learning tool? A case study on the appropriation of social network sites along with mobile phones in developing countries. British Journal of Educational Technology, 43(5), 726-738

Pimmer, C., Linxen, S., Gröhbiel, U., Jha, A., & Burg, G. (2012). Mobile learning in resource-constrained environments. A case study of medical education. Medical Teacher. 35(5), e1157-e1165.

Pimmer, C., Pachler, N., Nierle, J., & Genewein, U. (2012). Learning through inter-and intradisciplinary problem solving: using cognitive apprenticeship to analyse doctor-to-doctor consultation. Advances in Health Sciences Education, 17(5 ), 759-778.

Pimmer, C., Pachler, N., & Attwell, G. (2010). Towards Work-Based Mobile Learning: What We Can Learn from the Fields of Work-Based Learning and Mobile Learning. International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning (IJMBL), 2(4), 1-18.

Pachler, N., Pimmer, C., & Seipold, J. (Eds.). (2011). Work-Based Mobile Learning. Concepts and Cases. Oxford, Bern, Berlin, Bruxelles, Frankfurt am Main, New York, Wien: Peter-Lang.

Pimmer, C., & Pachler, N. (2014). Mobile learning in the workplace. Unlocking the value of mobile technology for work-based education. In M. Ally & A. Tsinakos (Eds.), Increasing Access through Mobile Learning (Vol. 1, pp. 193-204). Vancouver: Commonwealth of Learning Press and Athabasca University.


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