MOBILE LEARNING: WILL THIS INNOVATION PROVIDE A BETTER SUPPORT TO MALAYSIAN TERTIARY LEVEL STUDENTS?
Multimedia University (MALAYSIA)
About this paper:
Appears in: ICERI2010 Proceedings
Publication year: 2010
Conference name: 3rd International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation
Dates: 15-17 November, 2010
Location: Madrid, Spain
Abstract:Mobile learning may offers certain significance to the end user whether it is design for formal, informal, or lifelong learning. Currently, mobile learning is widely accepted as one of the innovation practice in an area of education. Researchers are studying and exploring many possibilities of mobile learning, everywhere of the world, including Malaysia. This paper reports on a case study of mobile learning implementation in classroom at one of a private higher institution in Malaysia. The focus of this paper is to examine students’ feedback after experiencing mobile learning which involved a group of 35 students who enrolled Foundation Studies in Information Technology at the institution. The findings revealed students were more excited, able to perform independent learning, and engages more when they were experienced mobile learning, even though it was a first time they were exposed and experience the mobile learning.
Keywords: Mobile learning, tertiary level of education.