Importance Of M-Learning

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In the present times, the technology has highly influenced the teaching and learning process. In the education industry the modern technology plays a massive and a very important role. Now days the entire education system is highly dependent on the use of technology, mainly for communicating and transferring the knowledge. Technology has undoubtedly made the teaching process more interesting and simple. It has become an indispensable part of learning and teaching. The use of electronic media has tremendously increased over time. The concept of M-learning has highly flourished too. It refers to the learning across multiple contexts, through social and content interactions by use of electronic devices like mobile phones, computers and laptops. It is a form of distance education. Electronic learning or M-learning has made it possible to for students to study and teachers to teach without actually being present in a classroom setup. Online courses are the best example for this. M-learning technologies use the following devices commonly: • Computers • E-notebooks • MP3 players • Mobile phones • Laptops • Tablets M-learning focuses on the mobility of the learner through interaction with portable devices. It has thus, made it possible for the learners/ students as well as the teachers to carry on multiple tasks simultaneously. It is convenient because it is virtually accessible anywhere and everywhere. Besides, sharing information through electronic means is easier and consumes
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