Merhaba Misafir

Students’ perception of mobile learning at university of cape coast, Ghana

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Many students use mobile devices both in their free time and personal use. However, Mobile devices have the potential to be used for learning purposes as well. A quantitative research methodology influenced this study. A total of six hundred (600) undergraduate students of the University of Cape Coast (UCC) in Ghana participated in the study. Stratified method of sampling was used to group students into faculty/school and simple random sampling was employed. The results showed that majority of the students perceived that mobile technology will enable them to access learning resources quickly and are willingly to adopt mobile learning (m-learning) as a platform for learning. In addition, the study opens up key activities such as ability to view lecture slides; download and view recordings both audio or video for learning which developers must consider when developing a mobile learning platform for students. This study recommends that Smartphone’s and mobile devices should be permissible to students, lecturer to start virtual classroom, discussion forums and using prerecorded lecturers with PowerPoint so that the students can also benefit from these functionalities since they were ranked among the last three (3) services not used.

Yayınlandığı Kaynak : TOJDEL (The Online Journal of Distance Education and e-Learning)
  • Yıl : 2019
  • Cilt : 7
  • ISSN : 2147-6454
  • Sayı : 3
  • Sayfa Aralığı : 226-235
  • IO Kayıt No : 98546
  • Yayıncı : Sakarya Üniversitesi Yayınları