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De Jong, David; Grundmeyer, Trent; Anderson, Chad – International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning, 2018
More and more schools are implementing a 1:1 mobile device initiative for their students because the future of learning will have technology embedded within the curriculum. Teachers are often given the direction to utilize mobile devices in the classroom, but quite often educators do not understand the significance of this technology or agree with…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Telecommunications
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Fokides, Emmanuel – International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning, 2018
The study presents the results of a project in which tablets and a ready-made application were used for teaching basic programming concepts to young primary school students (ages 7-9). A total of 135 students participated in the study, attending primary schools in Athens, Greece, divided into three groups. The first was taught conventionally. The…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Programming, Handheld Devices, Telecommunications
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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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Vieira, Liliana; Coutinho, Clara – International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning, 2016
Mobile technologies are increasingly rooted in society and, therefore, intuitively, teachers begin to take advantage of devices that students carry with them daily in a logic of 1:1 bring your own device (BYOD). In fact, it becomes crucial to use this media to promote/increase new pedagogical activities to motivate and challenge students to…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Educational Technology, Handheld Devices, Technology Uses in Education
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Colley, Joanna; Bradley, Claire; Stead, Geoff; Wakelin, Jessica – International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning, 2014
This paper outlines an m-learning solution, "Global MedAid", which aims to provide learning resources and tools for personnel in various roles in disaster or emergency situations. It outlines the development process and presents the design considerations and solutions for developing a cross-platform application combining a wide range of…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Workplace Learning, Emergency Programs, Educational Resources
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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