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ERIC Number: ED600884
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2019-Dec
Pages: 7
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Mobile Literacy among Syrian Refugee Women Teachers
Bradley, Linda; Bahous, Rima; Albasa, Ali
Research-publishing.net, Paper presented at the EUROCALL 2019 Conference (27th, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium, Aug 28-31, 2019)
This research project investigates mobile literacy of Syrian refugee women teachers settled in Lebanon and Sweden. Our research provides input into Syrian refugee women teachers' professional aspirations and their connection to informal mobile learning. In both countries, training programs are used for these newly arrived teachers, enabling them to move forward in their careers, where digital and mobile learning play an important part. The purpose is to investigate how Syrian refugee women teachers are blending their teaching profession and vocational training with mobile literacy and digital technology. A qualitative method approach was applied, interviewing 20 refugee women in Lebanon and Sweden, all teachers from Syria. The outcomes show that the teachers are developing their vocational abilities in getting more career-oriented training in their areas of education by means of enhancing their language skills through mobile technology. [For the complete proceedings, see ED600837.]
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Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Lebanon; Syria; Sweden