publication . Thesis . 2015

Learning on the move: the potential impact of new mobile technologies on students’ learning

Ersoy, Alp Idil;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jul 2015
  • Country: United Kingdom
This study explores the potential use of mobile learning in higher education with a focus on student and academic staff requirements of a potential mobile application. The research examines the stakeholders’ new technology acceptance behaviour within a post-1992 university and examines how new mobile technologies are able to contribute to enhancement of the learning experience of students and additionally the roles of educators in facilitating enhancement of the learning experience.\ud \ud A post-positivistic paradigm has been used to explore a wider view of the stakeholders’ (academic staff and students) understanding of the new technologies and the potential b...
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3.4.Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) Process 30

3.5.Mobile Application Development Process 32

3.6.Adoption of A New Technology 36 3.6.1. The Background of Technology Acceptance 37 3.6.2. Technology Acceptance Models 38

3.7.Diffusion and Technology Acceptance Models 40 3.7.1. Diffusion of Technological Innovations 41 3.7.2. New Technology Adopters 44 Undergraduate Students' Views: Use of Mobile Devices as a Supporting Tool 68 Undergraduate Students' Views: University-Wide SMS Notifications 69 Undergraduate Students' Views: Mobile Payment Services University-Wide 69 Undergraduate Students' Views: Benefits of Using Mobile Learning (Q-12) 70 The Master's Students' Views: Benefits of the Mobile Devices (Q-7) 70 The Undergraduate and Postgraduate Students' Views: The Perceived Benefits of Mobile Learning 71

5.2.2. Perceived Ease of Mobile Devices Use 73

5.2.3. Accessibility / Confidence of Installation of Mobile 75

5.2.4. Mobile Functions to Support Academic Studies 76 (Focus group interviews- Undergraduate student's view) The views of the 1st Year Students 78 The views of the 2nd Year Students 80 The views of the 3rd Year Students 82 Overall Views Of the students 83

5.2.5. The Use of Mobile Devices, Effects on Classroom Experience 85 (Focus group interviews- Undergraduates students view) The views of the 1st Year Students 86 The views of the 2nd Year Students 88 The views of the 3rd Year Students 89 Overall Views of the students 90 xix

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