Mobile Phone In School Essay

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INTRODUCTION Mobile phone become an almost essential part of daily life (Ling, 2004). Mobile phone is a common sight today in our schools as you see students going to school/class with some of the most expensive and sophisticated mobile phone, tablets and iPad that has all the applications, facilities and software that can connect to them to the internet and all forms of social media flat forms, other website and so on, where they chat, access, stream, download, upload, exchange and play different kinds of media contents, which most often, are pornographic in nature(Fashiku, Owombo, Olofuniyi, 2012). Almost of the students are more likely to engage in SMS messaging, making phone call, accessing to the internet from their phone or playing…show more content…
Students – For students with low literacy skills and the frequent urge to multitask on social media or entertainment, incorporating purposeful smart phone use into classroom activity can be especially challenging. Teachers – Mobile phone has a power to undermine the schools authority and weaken their control over students. Teacher concerned about issues such as discipline in the classroom. Scope and Limitations of the study The study focus only in mobile phones that has an impact on academic performance. This study limits only on the SHS students in RTSNHS SY 2017-2018. DEFINITION OF TERMS Mobile phone – a small telephone that people can take with them and use outside their home. (Merriam-Webster Dictionary) It is a device which is considered as student’s nature. Telephone – to speak to or attempt to reach by telephone. (Merriam-Webster Dictionary) Defined as a theory of mobile phone. Undermine – to make something weaker or less effective usually in a secret or gradual way. (Merriam-Webster Dictionary) To make the schools authority out of control over students and they become
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