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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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Asunka, Stephen – International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning, 2017
As many important issues pertaining to blended learning within the Sub-Saharan African context remain unexplored, this study implemented a blended learning approach in a graduate level course at a private university in Ghana, with the objective of exploring adult learners' attitudes, experiences and behaviors towards this learning approach, as…
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Blended Learning, Teaching Methods, Graduate Students
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Mbati, Lydia – International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning, 2017
Educational technological innovation to enhance the learning experience of students requires a sound understanding of intended learning outcomes and an understanding of the pedagogical affordances of technology. Literature reveals that an understanding of the application of mLearning in facilitating the achievement of specific learning objectives…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Educational Technology, Technological Literacy, Outcomes of Education
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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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Antonczak, Laurent; Keegan, Helen; Cochrane, Thomas – International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning, 2016
The ethos of open sharing of experiences and user generated content enabled by Mobile social media can be problematic in some cases (politics, gender, minorities), and it is not fully understood within the creative and academic sector. Creative people, students, and lecturers can misconceive the value and issues around open and public access to…
Descriptors: Social Media, Electronic Learning, Barriers, Influence of Technology
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Walter, Cvetanka – International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning, 2016
This study seeks an understanding of how tutors perceived the online part of a blended learning course in the context of teaching English as a foreign language at a German university. To gain knowledge about the ways in which the tutors experienced the phenomenon, a phenomenographic methodological framework was employed. Identified were four…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Teaching Experience, Blended Learning, English (Second Language)
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Ariffin, Shamsul Arrieya; Malim, Tanjong – International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning, 2016
In Malaysian universities, there is a scarcity of local content to support student learning. Mobile content is predominantly supplied by the United States and the United Kingdom. This research aims to understand the situation from the academic perspective, particularly in the field of local cultural studies. Student-generated multimedia is…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes, Student Developed Materials, Multimedia Materials
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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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McGee, Patricia – International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning, 2014
Blended or hybrid course design is generally considered to involve a combination of online and classroom activities. However defining blended courses solely based on delivery mode suggests there is nothing more to a blended course than where students meet and how they use technology. Ultimately there is a risk that blended courses defined in this…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Teaching Methods, Active Learning, Time Management
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Titova, Svetlana; Talmo, Tord – International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning, 2014
Mobile devices can enhance learning and teaching by providing instant feedback and better diagnosis of learning problems, helping design new assessment models, enhancing learner autonomy and creating new formats of enquiry-based activities. The objective of this paper is to investigate the pedagogical impact of mobile voting tools. The authors'…
Descriptors: Handheld Devices, Electronic Learning, Voting, Feedback (Response)
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Masters, Jennifer – International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning, 2013
This paper addresses perspectives of creative teaching and learning strategies in the new learning context of mobile technology, particularly for novice learners. The discussion presented here is framed by two case studies and uses an ethnographical approach, informed by participant observation to consider the experiences of users of mobile…
Descriptors: Creative Teaching, Learning Strategies, Novices, Handheld Devices
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Cochrane, Thomas; Antonczak, Laurent; Wagner, Daniel – International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning, 2013
The advent of web 2.0 has enabled new forms of collaboration centred upon user-generated content, however, mobile social media is enabling a new wave of social collaboration. Mobile devices have disrupted and reinvented traditional media markets and distribution: iTunes, Google Play and Amazon now dominate music industry distribution channels,…
Descriptors: Social Media, Social Networks, Web 2.0 Technologies, Handheld Devices