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ERIC Number: ED495997
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Jul-1
Pages: 31
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 42
ISBN: N/A
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Identify Research Priorities and Needs for Mobile Learning Technologies in Open and Distance Education: A Delphi Study
Kurubacak, Gulsun
Online Submission, International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education v19 n2
The main purpose of this paper was to identify, categorize and rank the future research priorities and needs for Mobile Learning Technologies. Based on the main purpose of this study, the key research inquiries are: (1) What are the major research issues and challenges identified by the online workers for Mobile Learning Technologies over the next ten years?; (2) What are the major research categories identified by the online workers for Mobile Learning Technologies over the next ten years?; (3) What are the major research priorities identified by the online workers for Mobile Learning Technologies over the next ten years?; and (4) What are the major research needs identified by the online workers for Mobile Learning Technologies over the next ten years? This is a quantitative study that utilizes both quantitative and qualitative data to provide detailed information to the researcher for the data collection. The Delphi Study was used to represent a constructive communication device among a group of experts. A total of 72 participants (24 female and 48 male) were selected and all of them completed all three rounds of the study. These experts identified top research issues and challenges, categories, priorities and needs for Mobile Learning Technologies. (Contains 6 tables.)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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