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Mobile Learning Readiness and ICT Competency: A Case Study of Senior Secondary School students in the Pacific Islands

Reddy, Emmenual and Sharma, Bibhya N. and Reddy, Pritika and Dakuidreketi, Mesake R. (2017) Mobile Learning Readiness and ICT Competency: A Case Study of Senior Secondary School students in the Pacific Islands. [Conference Proceedings]

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      Abstract

      The use of mobile devices for learning is gaining popularity in the Pacific region. This new educational paradigm referred to as mobile learning or m-learning enables students to learn at their own pace and time. With the rapid growth of this new paradigm and adoption by higher education institutes in the learning and teaching pedagogy, it is important that the students ICT competency and mobile learning readiness is known. Therefore, this case study investigates the secondary school student’s ICT competency and mobile learning readiness in the Pacific Islands. The findings of this study indicated that the students had moderate ICT competency however they were ready to learn with mobile devices. In addition to this, a significant number of students have already begun to use their mobile devices for learning purpose.

      Item Type: Conference Proceedings
      Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
      L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB1603 Secondary Education. High schools
      T Technology > T Technology (General)
      Divisions: Faculty of Science, Technology and Environment (FSTE) > School of Computing, Information and Mathematical Sciences
      Depositing User: Emmenual Reddy
      Date Deposited: 11 Jun 2018 15:14
      Last Modified: 21 Mar 2019 09:42
      URI: http://repository.usp.ac.fj/id/eprint/10598
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