NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
ERIC Number: EJ1098313
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 12
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0973-2217
A Study on Mobile Learning as a Learning Style in Modern Research Practice
Joan, D. R. Robert
Journal on School Educational Technology, v8 n4 p29-37 Mar-May 2013
Mobile learning is a kind of learning that takes place via a portable handheld electronic device. It also refers to learning via other kinds of mobile devices such as tablet computers, net-books and digital readers. The objective of mobile learning is to provide the learner the ability to assimilate learning anywhere and at anytime. Mobile devices can be used not only to convey information but also can be used as modern comprehension. In present days mobile learning focus on the distance learning through mobile devices. Progression in mobile communication skill will push more educational atmosphere in which the interactive society is interested. The term mobile learning is a much more recent modification, motivated by mobile communications technology and modelled on expressions such as electronic learning, which refers more generally to learning and teaching supported by computers and other electronic devices. The investigator used the survey method to determine the development of global trends of mobile learning in modern research practice as a learning style. The investigator has used two tools for the present study. They are Mobile Learning Questionnaire and Personal data sheet. The major objective of this paper is to establish the progress of mobile learning as a learning style among student teachers and find the correlation between mobile learning and academic achievement among student teachers. The major hypothesis of this paper is there is no significant difference between mobile phone users and others in mobile learning as a learning style among student teachers. Also there is no significant correlation between mobile learning and academic achievement among student teachers. The major finding of this paper is there is significant difference between mobile phone users and others in mobile learning as a learning style among student teachers and there is significant correlation between mobile learning and academic achievement among student teachers. That is, the student teachers who are using mobile device are better than others in mobile learning as a learning style. Also the mobile learning and academic achievement have high correlation in the learning of student teachers. It is concluded that mobile phones increases learning paradigms and also the inventory related to learning.
i-manager Publications. 3-343 Hill View, Town Railway Nagar, Nagercoil 629001, Tamil Nadu, India. Tel: +91-4652-276675; e-mail: info@imanagerpublications.com; Web site: http://www.imanagerpublications.com
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: India