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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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Forkosh-Baruch, Alona; Meishar-Tal, Hagit – International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning, 2016
Students enter classes with mobile devices and use them for learning; however, these are also distracting devices. Some teacher educators display positive attitudes; others display negative attitudes, depending on their perception of the advantages and disadvantages of mobile technology for learning. This paper represents findings of a study that…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology
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Khodabandelou, Rouhollah; Jalil, Habibah Ab; Ali, Wan Zah Wan; Daud, Shaffe Mohd – International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning, 2015
Blended learning as "third generation" of distance learning has the potential to offer multimethod instruction through the blend, to leverage the strengths of current online and traditional instructions. Therefore, higher education institutions having recognized the fact that blended learning is beneficial, adopted this alternative…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Higher Education, Educational Environment, Delivery Systems
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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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Seneca, Eric – International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning, 2014
The adoption of mobile technology is rapidly transforming how individuals obtain information. Learning occurs when content is accessed in a recursive process of awareness, exploration, reflection and resolution within one's social context. Specifically, the most visible, current definitions of mobile learning provide an overview of the learning…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Design, Learning Theories, Handheld Devices
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Gitsaki, Christina; Robby, Matthew A. – International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning, 2014
The use of mobile technology in language learning has increased considerably, with an unprecedented adoption of mobile tablets in K-12 and higher education settings. Despite the number of recent small-scale studies that have found increased student motivation and engagement in learning as a result of using mobile tablets, there is a need to…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Student Motivation, High School Graduates
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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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Maher, Bridget; Drachsler, Hendrik; Kalz, Marco; Hoare, Cathal; Sorensen, Humphrey; Lezcano, Leonardo; Henn, Pat; Specht, Marcus – International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning, 2013
Handover of patient care is a time of particular risk and it is important that accurate and relevant information is clearly communicated. The hospital discharge letter is an important part of handover. However, the quality of hospital discharge letters is variable and letters frequently omit important information. The Cork Letter-Writing…
Descriptors: Handheld Devices, Computer Oriented Programs, Hospitals, Patients