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Student Perception on the utilization of Tablet Learning Devices for a Blended Course in the South Pacific Region

Sharma, Bibhya N. and Reddy, Pritika (2015) Student Perception on the utilization of Tablet Learning Devices for a Blended Course in the South Pacific Region. UNSPECIFIED. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

of new ICT devices has also enabled the possibility of having internet medicated teaching, web based education, computer mediated communication, cyber space learning, e-learning, blended learning and mobile learning. Higher Education Institutes are utilizing these new innovative tools and technologies inside and outside classrooms to provide flexible learning for students and inter alia enable they discover their critical thinking and problem solving skills. This study was conducted to evaluate the readiness, acceptance and the perception of students towards utilizing tablet devices for a course offered through blended mode in the South Pacific region. A total of 15 students from three different campuses were tracked on voluntarily basis for a period of five weeks. The results of this study showed that students had positive attitude towards the use of tablet learning devices in a blended course. The study also showed that tablet learning enhanced student’s ability to share and create new knowledge.

Item Type: Other
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Science, Technology and Environment (FSTE) > School of Computing, Information and Mathematical Sciences
Depositing User: Bibhya Sharma
Date Deposited: 13 Oct 2016 12:31
Last Modified: 13 Oct 2016 12:31
URI: http://repository.usp.ac.fj/id/eprint/9320
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