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Singh, Harpreet; Miah, Shah Jahan – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
Mobile technologies have created enormous opportunities for improving information delivery and dissemination processes among individuals. While studies of the mobile-based technologies in health and businesses have been proliferated, research on mobile applications for education are still at its emergent stage, however, for developing user-centric…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Management Systems, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices
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Alasmari, Talal; Zhang, Ke – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
This article reports a two-phase study with (1) an extended framework on mobile learning technology acceptance, and (2) a mixed-method research investigating college students on the use and embracement of mobile learning technology acceptance in Saudi Arabia. The research extended the Unified Theory of Acceptance and Use of Technology (UTAUT)…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Handheld Devices, Telecommunications, Teaching Methods
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Ariel, Yaron; Elishar-Malka, Vered – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
This study examined the viewpoints of lecturers and students regarding the roles of smartphones in the classroom: how legitimate is it to use them in class, and in what ways? Does the usage of smartphones impair in-class learning processes, and if it does, can we tie specific uses with specific disruptions to the class? Conversely, could it be…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Undergraduate Students, Student Attitudes
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Saritepeci, Mustafa; Duran, Ali; Ermis, Ugur Ferhat – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
This study has sought to reveal perceptions towards the employment of WhatsApp in foreign language learning, especially preparing for a national academic language exam. In this sense, this study is supposed to make contribution to employing WhatsApp in educational contexts. This study, designed as a case study, is to investigate the pros and cons…
Descriptors: Content Analysis, Computer Software, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning
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Keane, Therese; Keane, William F. – Education and Information Technologies, 2018
Implementing successful one-to-one computer programs where all students have access to mobile devices throughout the school day requires major stakeholders such as students, teachers and parents to support the initiative. However, parents are often the silent stakeholder when 1:1 programs are initiated and there is limited literature that explores…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices
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Trabelsi, Zouheir; Al Matrooshi, Mohammed; Al Bairaq, Saeed; Ibrahim, Walid; Masud, Mohammad M. – Education and Information Technologies, 2017
As mobile devices grow increasingly in popularity within the student community, novel educational activities and tools, as well as learning approaches can be developed to get benefit from this prevalence of mobile devices (e.g. mobility and closeness to students' daily lives). Particularly, information security education should reflect the current…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Student Interests, Best Practices
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Cruz, Sónia; Carvalho, Ana Amélia A.; Araújo, Inês – Education and Information Technologies, 2017
This paper presents a game designed to support teaching and learning of Portuguese History to 6th grade students. Firstly, a state of the art of mobile game-based learning for History is presented. Then we describe shortly the research carried out which aimed at the analysis of the games most played by students, followed by the identification of…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Foreign Countries, Handheld Devices, Telecommunications
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Gromik, Nicolas A. – Education and Information Technologies, 2017
Sixty-seven Japanese English as a Second Language undergraduate learners completed one smartphone video production per week for 12 weeks, based on a teacher-selected theme. Designed as a case study for this specific context, data from students' oral performances was analyzed on a weekly basis for their use of the Academic Word List (AWL). A…
Descriptors: Word Lists, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Tsai, Chia-Hui; Cheng, Ching-Hsue; Yeh, Duen-Yian; Lin, Shih-Yun – Education and Information Technologies, 2017
This study applied a quasi-experimental design to investigate the influence and predictive power of learner motivation for achievement, employing a mobile game-based English learning approach. A system called the Happy English Learning System, integrating learning material into a game-based context, was constructed and installed on mobile devices…
Descriptors: Learning Motivation, Case Studies, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Fokides, Emmanuel; Atsikpasi, Pinelopi – Education and Information Technologies, 2017
The study presents the results from the first phase of the initiative Emerging Technologies in Education. At this stage, we examined the learning outcomes from the use of tablets and an application as content delivery methods for teaching plants' parts, reproduction types and organs, photosynthesis, and respiration. The project lasted for four…
Descriptors: Handheld Devices, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Teaching Methods
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Benmarrakchi, FatimaEzzahra; El Kafi, Jamal; Elhore, Ali; Haie, Sara – Education and Information Technologies, 2017
Dyslexia is one of the most common learning disabilities. It is described as a disorder manifested by difficulty in learning to read despite conventional instruction, adequate intelligence, and sociocultural opportunity. It affects relatively about 7-10% of the population across most languages and cultures. In this study, we explore the potential…
Descriptors: Dyslexia, Cognitive Style, Program Effectiveness, Educational Technology
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Anshari, Muhammad; Almunawar, Mohammad Nabil; Shahrill, Masitah; Wicaksono, Danang Kuncoro; Huda, Miftachul – Education and Information Technologies, 2017
Many educational institutions, especially higher education institutions, are considering to embrace smartphones as part of learning aids in classes as most students (in many cases all students) not only own them but also are also attached to them. The main question is whether embracing smartphones in classroom teaching enhances the learning or…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Teaching Methods, Surveys
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Multisilta, Jari – Education and Information Technologies, 2014
The use of videos on the internet has grown significantly in the last few years. For example, Khan Academy has a large collection of educational videos, especially on STEM subjects, available for free on the internet. Professional panoramic video cameras are expensive and usually not easy to carry because of the large size of the equipment.…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Internet, Technology Uses in Education, Teaching Methods
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Tiernan, Peter – Education and Information Technologies, 2014
Research indicates that student engagement with lectures, and participation in discussion and debate, greatly improve their learning and experience of University. The nature of some lectures means they can lack opportunities for interaction and active learning. For this reason it can be difficult for some students, especially students new to…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Teaching Methods, Handheld Devices, Telecommunications
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Kafyulilo, Ayoub – Education and Information Technologies, 2014
This study explored the access, use and perceptions of teachers and students towards mobile phones as a tool for facilitating teaching and learning beyond the classroom walls. A total of 29 pre-service teachers and four college instructors from Dar es salaam University College of Education (DUCE) as well as 12 in-service teachers and 40 students…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Student Attitudes, Telecommunications, College Faculty