University student experiences of mobile learning: one year beyond commencement

Kinash, Shelley and Brand, Jeffrey and Mathew, Trishita and Kordyban, Ron (2013) University student experiences of mobile learning: one year beyond commencement. International Journal of Innovation and Learning , 13 (2). pp. 201-217. ISSN 1471-8197


Mobile learning was an embedded component in the pedagogical design of an innovative undergraduate course, Digital Media and Society. This paper reports the experiences and perceptions of 189 students over three semesters in 2010 and 2011. Students were given the option of using their own devices or a university loaned iPad. The iPads were loaded with an electronic textbook and a mobile application of the learning management system. Feedback from students on mobility and the electronic text was positive and optimistic overall. However, the majority of these students were not convinced that the trial made a difference to their learning.

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Date Deposited: 01 Nov 2017 05:21
Last Modified: 01 Nov 2017 05:21
Uncontrolled Keywords: mobile learning; pedagogical innovation; iPad; student perceptions; electronic textbook; blackboard mobile learn; Australia
Fields of Research (2008): 13 Education > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130313 Teacher Education and Professional Development of Educators
Fields of Research (2020): 39 EDUCATION > 3903 Education systems > 390307 Teacher education and professional development of educators
Socio-Economic Objectives (2008): E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970113 Expanding Knowledge in Education
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