On better understanding the usage of mobile phones for learning purposes

Andreea Molnar

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Abstract

Mobile devices are omnipresent in one’s life leaping developed and developing worlds and leading to interest among researchers on how to use them for learning purposes. This article presents the results of a survey that aims to better understand the use of mobile phones for educational purposes. The results show that 54% of the participants use mobile Internet from their phone the most cited reason being the cost. A total of 30% use their mobile phone for learning purposes and 69% have mobile devices that would allow them to watch video content. The results of people’s preferences for specific types of educational media are also presented.
Original languageEnglish
Pages18-20
Volume16
No.2/3
Specialist publicationBulletin of the IEEE Technical Committee on Learning Technology
PublisherIEEE
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2014

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