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Introducing Mobile Technology for Enhancing Teaching and Learning at the College of Business Education in Tanzania: Teachers and Students’ Perspectives

  • Godfrey Mwandosya
  • Calkin Suero Montero
  • Esther Rosinner Mbise
Conference paper
Part of the Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies book series (SIST, volume 111)

Abstract

Teachers and students in higher education institutions use mobile technologies in teaching and learning. However, in Tanzanian higher education institutions (HEIs), there is little known regarding to perspectives of teachers and students on the usefulness of mobile technologies on teaching and learning. A modified Technology Acceptance Model (TAM) was applied to obtain teachers and students’ views on how mobile technologies enhance teaching and learning. A sample of 80 teachers and 100 students from the College of Business Education (CBE) was used. A survey questionnaire seeking views of teachers and students was used. Qualitative data were analyzed through the thematic content analysis while quantitative data was analyzed by IBM SPSS (Version 23) descriptive statistics. The results indicates that both teachers and students view mobile technologies as an important program in enhancing teaching and learning. Furthermore, awareness, training, and involvement in the mobile technology requirements’ design are crucial for technology intake.

Keywords

Mobile technology Teachers and student’s technology use perspectives Teaching and learning enhancement Higher education institutions Tanzania TAM 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Godfrey Mwandosya
    • 1
  • Calkin Suero Montero
    • 2
  • Esther Rosinner Mbise
    • 1
  1. 1.College of Business Education, ICT and MathematicsDar es SalaamTanzania
  2. 2.School of ComputingUniversity of Eastern FinlandJoensuuFinland

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