M-Learning: Exploring the Use of Mobile Devices and Social Media

Abstract : From the perspective of improving e-learning, the free access and user friendliness of User Generated Content (UGC) tools, such as social media, embedded onto mobile devices, such as smartphones and tablets, make them attractive to be adopted by students and professors in many institutions around the world. This chapter presents the results of an exploratory study on the use of smart phones and social media, identifying differences among countries, focusing on the MENA region (Middle East and North Africa). The objective is to facilitate the understanding of the rapidly evolving and expanding technology of smart phones and social media and explore its potential for m-learning purposes. Results show that social media and mobile devices can be effectively combined in a promising way to enable m-learning.
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Neeta Baporikar. Handbook of Research on Higher Education in the MENA Region: Policy and Practice, IGI Global, 2014, 9781466661981
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Jean Eric Pelet, Jashim Khan, Panagiota Papadopoulou, Emmanuelle Bernardin. M-Learning: Exploring the Use of Mobile Devices and Social Media. Neeta Baporikar. Handbook of Research on Higher Education in the MENA Region: Policy and Practice, IGI Global, 2014, 9781466661981. 〈hal-01132039〉

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