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Mobile Learning a new Wave of Learning: A survey among University of Dodoma Students

by Deo Shao, Hassan Seif
International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Volume 98 - Number 16
Year of Publication: 2014
Authors: Deo Shao, Hassan Seif
10.5120/17264-7636

Deo Shao, Hassan Seif . Mobile Learning a new Wave of Learning: A survey among University of Dodoma Students. International Journal of Computer Applications. 98, 16 ( July 2014), 1-4. DOI=10.5120/17264-7636

@article{ 10.5120/17264-7636,
author = { Deo Shao, Hassan Seif },
title = { Mobile Learning a new Wave of Learning: A survey among University of Dodoma Students },
journal = { International Journal of Computer Applications },
issue_date = { July 2014 },
volume = { 98 },
number = { 16 },
month = { July },
year = { 2014 },
issn = { 0975-8887 },
pages = { 1-4 },
numpages = {9},
url = { https://ijcaonline.org/archives/volume98/number16/17264-7636/ },
doi = { 10.5120/17264-7636 },
publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
address = {New York, USA}
}
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%I Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Abstract

Mobile technologies are increasingly becoming an integral part of student's lives in academia. Devices such as smartphones, tablets, and e-book readers connect users to the world instantly, heightening access to information and enabling interactivity with others. Applications that run on these devices let users not only consume but also discover and produce content. As such, they continue to transform how college students learn, as well as influence their learning preferences, both within and outside the classroom. This study survey the adoption of mobile phones among university students and their attitudes on the uses of cell phones as a venue for learning their class handouts and hunt ground for educational materials. The findings show that 53. 3% of students own smart-phones while 41. 8% own basic cell-phone (Featured phone). 42. 4% of them use their cell phones to search educational reference materials online, 7. 3% of them use cell phones to play games, 24. 3% use their cell phones to read online news, 33. 3% use their cell phones to connect to social networks. Overall these results suggest mobile phone as promising device for delivering learning materials to students.

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Index Terms

Computer Science
Information Sciences

Keywords

E-Learning Mlearning Mobile phone