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ERIC Number: ED571559
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2016-Dec
Pages: 4
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 7
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How Does the Use of Mobile Devices Affect Teachers' Perceptions on Mobile Learning?
Kim, Dong-Joong; Kim, Daesang; Choi, Sang-Ho
International Association for Development of the Information Society, Paper presented at the International Conferences on Internet Technologies & Society (ITS), Education Technologies (ICEduTECH), and Sustainability, Technology and Education (STE) (Melbourne, Australia, Dec 6-8, 2016)
The purpose of this study is to investigate the potential impact and effectiveness of mobile learning in the context of a flipped classroom and also address implications for future curriculum design. The researchers developed a mathematics curriculum featuring the use of mobile devices in the context of a flipped classroom. Thirty pre-service secondary teachers participated in the study. They completed a pre-study survey, student reflections about the usefulness of mobile learning, and a post-study survey of their views on their use of mobile devices and their TACI classification scores. Results show there was a statistically significant difference in students' TACI scores between the pre-survey and post-survey. Mobile devices were mainly used for task performance in individual learning and group discussion in cooperative learning. Students' potential and self-confidence were improved through connection, communication and collaboration activities using mobile devices. For better pedagogical scaffoldings in classroom environments, four necessary conditions were suggested in this paper: approachable convenience (access route to a website), the convenience of using mobile devices (free data environment), promotion of real-time interaction between students (instantaneous messaging), and connection between communicating and sharing activities from group discussion to whole class discussion. [For full proceedings, see ED571459.]
International Association for the Development of the Information Society. e-mail: secretariat@iadis.org; Web site: http://www.iadisportal.org
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education; Secondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: South Korea (Seoul)