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Won, Eun-Sok; Kim, Jeong-Ryeol – International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning, 2018
This article suggests an efficient self-directed learning method that will help improve students' actual English ability by adopting Facebook, which is one of the most represented social networking services (SNS). The purpose of this article is to present a practical way in which to implement SNS-based, self-directed English learning by applying…
Descriptors: Social Media, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Adult Learning
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Crompton, Helen; Burgin, Stephen R.; De Paor, Declan G.; Gregory, Kristen – International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning, 2018
Asking scientific questions is the first practice of science and engineering listed in the Next Generation Science Standards. However, getting students to ask unsolicited questions in a large class can be difficult. In this qualitative study, undergraduate students sent SMS text messages to the instructor who received them on his mobile phone and…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Questioning Techniques, Handheld Devices, Science Education
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Frawley, Jessica; Dyson, Laurel Evelyn – International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning, 2018
Mobile and participatory cultures have led to widespread change in the way we communicate; emphasizing user generated content and digital multimedia. In this environment, informal learning may occur through digital and networked activities, with literacy no longer limited to alphabetic and character-based texts. This article explores adult…
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Literacy, Story Telling, Educational Technology
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Dyson, Laurel Evelyn; Frawley, Jessica Katherine – International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning, 2018
This article describes how in recent years, the multimedia recording capabilities of mobile devices have been used increasingly to create a more active, learner-centred educational experience. Despite the proven value of student-generated multimedia projects, there are still gaps in our understanding of how students learn during them. This article…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Taylor, Maurice; Atas, Sait; Ghani, Shehzad – International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning, 2017
The purpose of this study was to explore the current experiences of students and professors in a Faculty of Education graduate program that has adopted blended learning. It was also intended to uncover some of the enablers and constraints faced by faculty administration in implementing a university wide blended learning initiative. Using a…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Teacher Student Relationship, Graduate Students, Case Studies
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Khoo, Yin Yin; Malim, Tanjung; Fitzgerald, Robert – International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning, 2017
This study examines the impact of using cartoons shared through mobile devices to promote awareness and to aid in the development of financial literacy among Economics students in Malaysia. The study also investigates the use of these "mobile cartoons" to develop students' communication skills. The study involved a quasi-experimental…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cartoons, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices
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Casanova, Diogo; Moreira, António – International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning, 2017
This paper presents a comprehensive model for supporting informed and critical discussions concerning the quality of Technology-Enhanced Learning in Blended Learning programmes. The model aims to support discussions around domains such as how institutions are prepared, the participants' background and expectations, the course design, and the…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Models, Technology Uses in Education, Evaluation Methods
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Hoban, Garry; Nielsen, Wendy; Hyland, Christopher – International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning, 2016
The aim of this study was to gather university student perspectives on a new type of assessment task requesting them to create "blended media". Blended media is a new form of student-generated multimedia whereby students devise a narration or voiceover to explain a science concept complemented by any combination of visuals such as video,…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Multimedia Instruction, Multimedia Materials, Student Developed Materials
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Al Mosawi, Athraa; Wali, Esra Ahmed – International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning, 2015
Mobile devices have integrated themselves in society where they are used naturally and invisibly by individuals. Despite the fact that these devices are available to teachers and learners, the traditional style of classes is still the dominant style. This research explores the utilization of mobile applications in traditional classroom settings,…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Learner Engagement, Elementary School Students
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Seifert, Tami – International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning, 2015
As the disparity between educational standards and reality outside educational institutions is increasing, alternative learning infrastructure are challenging traditional modes of teaching. This study was based on an experiment with middle school pupils, pre-service teachers and college lecturers. The aim of this study was to examine the extent to…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Teaching Methods, Qualitative Research, Statistical Analysis
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Roy, Anupama; Sharples, Mike – International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning, 2015
This paper describes an investigatory project to pilot an SMS based game to enhance the training of peer educators of MSM (Males having Sex with Males) groups in India. The objective of this research was to increase the efficacy of the MSM peer educators by bridging the gap between the training needs and their real life experiences. An SMS based…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Pilot Projects, Peer Teaching, Educational Games
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Ilic, Peter – International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning, 2015
This research is designed to explore the areas of collaborative learning and the use of smartphones as a support for collaborative learning through a year-long exploratory multiple case study approach integrating both qualitative and quantitative data analysis. Qualitative exploratory interviews are combined with Multidimensional Scaling Analysis…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Cooperative Learning, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction
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AlSugair, Balsam; Hopkins, Gail; FitzGerald, Elizabeth; Brailsford, Tim – International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning, 2014
This paper describes the design and initial testing of AnswerPro, a mobile academic peer support system for school pupils aged 11-16 years. AnswerPro is a mobile optimised web application that enables pupils to seek support with school work from knowledgeable peers on various subjects. This paper presents research findings from the project, and in…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Technology Uses in Education, Peer Influence, Adolescents
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Lanzola, Giordano; Ginardi, Germana; Russo, Paola; Quaglini, Silvana – International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning, 2014
Gquest is a mobile platform for administering interviewing and learning material. It relies on a model that supports adaptivity in the dialog with its users and enforces consistency rules to constrain their input. Gquest downloads its modules over the air making them available to the users, then a synchronization engine collects any input provided…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Case Studies, Patient Education, Diseases
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Wright, Steve; Short, Ben; Parchoma, Gale – International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning, 2013
This paper presents a case-study of an individual engaged in the practice of craft brewing and the ways in which his use of a mobile device has supported the informal learning underpinning his transition from novice towards mastery. Through participant observation, online ethnographic methods and interview data the authors present a description of…
Descriptors: Drinking, Creativity, Case Studies, Handheld Devices
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