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A Gulf College Case Study: Technology Enhanced Students’ Learning Geared with Mobile Devices

  • Rowena Ocier SibayanEmail author
  • Alrence S. Halibas
  • Kenneth Ocier Sibayan
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Science, Technology & Innovation book series (ASTI)

Abstract

Over the decades, the world has become increasingly hyper-connected. The people and businesses can communicate with each other instantly where machines are equally interconnected. Through the help of the internet and its associated services, information is accessible and immediate for every-one. In education, the utilization of information and communication technologies helps improve teaching pedagogy and enhanced students’ learning. The use of technology affects the quality of education, and more specifically it can result in better student performance and enhance the student learning experience. Today, mobile devices are widely used for communication, education, entertainment, research collaboration and social interaction. Research issues and challenges related to technology-enhanced learning are discussed for classroom learning at a distance, digital libraries, online learning, and collections of various online information, and e-collaboration. Nowadays, the learning world has used mobile devices intensively for various day-to-day activities. However, some technology developers, teaching pedagogical experts and teachers are still tied to the old world of desktop computers for software and application development. The proposed research aims to investigate the various methodologies, framework and approaches adopted to demonstrate the role of technology in enhancing the students’ learning experience in which enhancement is conceived and the use of various technologies in empowering mobile devices as an innovative tool to an effective learning environment. The aim would be in developing a framework (like teachers) to tailor their learning materials and using different educational technologies in mobile devices to substantiate claims about technology enhanced learning. Qualitative and quantitative data analyses are used to examine the relationships explored between the aims of technology improved learning interventions. The evidence presented, and the ways in which enhancement is conceived and how large it has effects on the student’s learning and teacher pedagogical approaches are highlighted.

Keywords

Mobile Technology Education Learning Enhancement 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Gulf CollegeSeebSultanate of Oman
  2. 2.Trend Micro Inc.ManilaPhilippines

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