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ERIC Number: ED504283
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Nov
Pages: 4
Abstractor: As Provided
A Mobile Tool for Learning English Words
Cavus, Nadire; Ibrahim, Dogan
Online Submission, Paper presented at the International Conference on Electrical and Computer Systems (EECS'08) (5th, Lefke, North Cyprus, Nov 27-28, 2008)
Technology is changing very rapidly and nearly all branches of education are affected by these changes. As a result of these rapid changes there has been significant interest and growth in the number of educational institutions using mobile devices to support learning and teaching. There is also an increase use of wireless technologies in education all over the world. In fact, wireless technologies such as laptop computers, palmtop computers, and mobile phones are revolutionizing education and transforming the traditional classroom based learning and teaching into anytime and anywhere education. This paper investigates the use of wireless technologies in education with particular reference to the potential of learning new technical English Language words using SMS text messaging. The system, developed by the authors is called the Mobile Learning Tool (MOLT). We are aware that if the improvements and modifications suggested by students are added to the system then MOLT as an educational tool will have a positive contribution to the motivation and success of students. (Contains 2 figures.)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
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