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ERIC Number: EJ1101701
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0973-2217
Modern Educational Technology: Educational Usages of Cell Phone as Perceived by Students of Education Faculties
Harba, Ali Moneer
Journal on School Educational Technology, v8 n2 p24-32 Sep-Nov 2012
This study investigated the educational use of cell phones at two Syrian education establishments. The research sample consisted of (n = 184) students from the Department of Teacher Education at Tishreen and Damascus Universities. During the study, students filled in a self-report 17-item questionnaire. Survey results imply that cell phone use encourages students (41.30%) to acquire higher technological skills. In addition, (40.76%) of students who participated in the research also used the internet on their cell phone to look up related information. Further results showed that students at Tishreen University used the internet on their cell phone for more prolonged educational purposes than their peers at Damascus University.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Syria
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