Advantage Of Mobile Learning

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Abstract With the development of information technology and the rapid growth of third generation (3G) mobile technologies; universities, schools, educational institutions and training centers can change the style of learning by using mobile technology to support the process of learning. This is known as “mobile learning” (or m-learning). Some countries around the world are realizing the significance of use mobile learning in education and start to take initiatives to implement the mobile learning system in schools to learn their students and connect them to the world. Most studies focus on developing and designing mobile learning applications without considering the factors that affect on users to accept or reject mobile technology in learning.…show more content…
M-learning offers greater flexibility in the learning process through mobility. Mobility is the most significant feature of mobile learning (Coursaris & Hassanein, 2002), and it also enables users to receive and transmit information anytime and anywhere. So the problem of locality and the requirement that students travel to access learning will remove. According to Liu (2011), the most important advantage of mobile learning against to traditional education approaches is mobility. Additionally, Previous studies found that mobile users valued effectiveness and accessibility as the main advantages of M-learning, and these advantages are a result of the “mobility” of a mobile device (Y.-S. Chen, Kao, & Sheu, 2003; Hill & Roldan, 2005; Ting,…show more content…
6- Applications that allow learners to access different Third Dimension Virtual Worlds (TDVW) via mobile devices. 7- Exchange information for informal learning activities such as access social networks (e.g. Facebook, Twitter etc.) 8- Listen to podcasts presenting comments or lecture syntheses recorded by a teacher or classmate, after a class (Beckmann, 2010; Davis, 1989). 9- Learn in context. For example, one can visit a historical place and receive important information about events that happened in that place (Kukulska-Hulme, Sharples, Milrad, Arnedillo-Sánchez, & Vavoula, 2011). 10- Support in attendance teaching. For instance, some schools already demand that newly enrolled students own a tablet to attend the classes. De-Marcos et al. (2010) developed a self-evaluation system via m-learning as a support to teaching
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