Document Type

Article

Source of Publication

International Journal of Interactive Mobile Technologies

Publication Date

1-1-2019

Abstract

© International Association of Online Engineering. Research indicates that mobile learning (ML), has the potential to transform teaching and learning. Despite its benefits, mobile learning adoption is a challenging process which requires support to facilitate its integration. The focus of this article is to investigate the factors that could affect ML acceptance. The quantitative and qualitative data collected from the surveys revealed additional information regarding the pedagogical benefits of and obstacles to mobile learning integration. Even though participants in this study reported to be late adopters of technology, they maintained that ML is useful for learning, specifically ubiquitous learning. Teachers also noted that mobile learning integration is more successful when aligned with local cultural norms. Mobile learning tools that might be culturally appropriate in one context may not always be accepted in another. Findings of this study provide several implications and recommendations for future research on mobile learning implementation. Further research could explore the development and utilization of a rubric with specific criteria for evaluating mobile learning applictations.

ISSN

1865-7923

Publisher

International Association of Online Engineering

Volume

13

Issue

11

First Page

51

Last Page

69

Disciplines

Computer Sciences | Education

Keywords

Higher education, iPad initiative, M-adoption, Mobile learning

Scopus ID

85077890780

Creative Commons License

Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

Indexed in Scopus

yes

Open Access

yes

Open Access Type

Gold: This publication is openly available in an open access journal/series

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