iwant does not equal iwill: correlates of mobile learning with ipads, e-textbooks, blackboard mobile learn and a blended learning experience

Brand, Jeffrey and Kinash, Shelley and Mathew, Trishita and Kordyban, Ron (2011) iwant does not equal iwill: correlates of mobile learning with ipads, e-textbooks, blackboard mobile learn and a blended learning experience. In: ASCILITE 2011: 28th Annual Conference of the Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education: Changing Demands, Changing Directions, 4-7 Dec 2011, Hobart, Australia.

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Abstract

This research tested the efficacy of a blended learning iteration with iPad tablet computers, an etextbook and Blackboard's Mobile Learn application connected with a learning management system (LMS). Mobile learning was embedded into the pedagogical design of an undergraduate subject run in two semesters with 135 students. Using design-based research (DBR), an empirical investigation examined four variables including: iPad use; mobile technology use; attitude, including the unified theory of acceptance and use of technology (UTAUT) scale; and academic performance. Quantitative analysis with PASW Statistics included descriptive, scaling, correlations, partial correlations and ANCOVAs. Results suggested that students were positive about mobile learning, but were unconvinced that it made a difference to their learning. Performance variables demonstrated that age and self-managed learning attitudes were important covariates with academic success, and mobile learning per se was important but not independent from curriculum design and student engagement IMS, Learning Tools Interoperability, LTI, learning application, innovation, community of enquiry. © 2011 Jeffrey E. Brand, Shelley Kinash, Trishita Mathew & Ron Kordyban.


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: © 2011 The University of Tasmania, ascilite and the authors of individual articles.
Faculty / Department / School: Current - USQ Other
Date Deposited: 05 Feb 2018 03:05
Last Modified: 06 Feb 2018 00:22
Uncontrolled Keywords: E-textbook; higher education; Ipad; learning management system; mobile learning; tablet computer; structural design; digital computers and systems; education
Fields of Research : 13 Education > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130306 Educational Technology and Computing
10 Technology > 1099 Other Technology > 109999 Technology not elsewhere classified
Socio-Economic Objective: C Society > 93 Education and Training > 9305 Education and Training Systems > 930599 Education and Training Systems not elsewhere classified
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/33351

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