Mobile Technologies in Education: Student Expectations – Teaching Reality Gap

  • Ekaterina DvoretskayaEmail author
  • Elena S. Mishchenko
  • Dmitry Dvoretsky
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 916)


In the world where mobile technologies are generally available to the majority of population, there is an obvious demand to make use of them in education. But, despite the fact that there is no lack in creative ideas on how to incorporate them in the learning process, most formal educational systems do not specifically support nor encourage teachers to use mobile devices in their teaching. As a result, there is a discrepancy between the expectations of students and working practices of teachers. The paper intends to discuss this discrepancy using the data of the surveys on the implementation of mobile learning conducted among the students and teachers of Tambov State Technical University (Tambov, Russia).


Mobile learning Mobile devices Survey 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ekaterina Dvoretskaya
    • 1
    Email author
  • Elena S. Mishchenko
    • 1
  • Dmitry Dvoretsky
    • 1
  1. 1.Tambov State Technical UniversityTambovRussia

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