Mobile Versus Desktop Educational Applications

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Part of the Intelligent Systems Reference Library book series (ISRL, volume 64)

Abstract

Software that is meant to help an educational process can be considered successful only if it is accepted and approved by the interacting targeted participants. For educational software, there are two basic groups of users who use it, namely instructors and students. As a result, in this chapter, we try to find out how helpful our mobile learning software might be for human instructors and also how educationally beneficial it is to their students. On a second level, our evaluation is targeted to measure the effectiveness of a mobile approach to learning compared with the “traditional” computer based, e-learning process.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of InformaticsUniversity of PiraeusPiraeusGreece

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