An Exploratory Qualitative Study to Determine Factors Influencing the Adoption of Mobile Learning for Tertiary Education

By:
Assoc Prof Raj Gururajan
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The advent of mobile devices has provided a new direction to the current models of e-learning. While current models warrant students to access educational resources using a desktop computer with Internet technology, mobile devices extend the concept to directing educational resources to students’ devices and added a new dimension of ‘anyhow’, realizing mobility. This research looks at the tertiary students view point to understand how technology can be utilized in an effective and efficient manner in order to realize educational strategies. Students’ opinions were extracted using a focus group discussion and the preliminary results are reported in this paper.


Keywords: MLearning, technology adoption
Stream: Technology in Education
Presentation Type: Paper Presentation in English
Paper: Exploratory Qualitative Study to Determine Factors Influencing the Adoption of Mobile Learning for Tertiary Education, An


Assoc Prof Raj Gururajan

Research Chair, Department of Information Systems, University of Southern Queensland
Australia

Raj Gururajan is currently the Chair of Research in IS at USQ. His research interest includes adoption of wireless technology to health and education. He is currently involved in projects studying the adoption of technology to various settings. He has over 100 refereed papers published in journals, international conferences including a book in Computer Science published by Prentice Hall.

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