Feasibility study on mobile and communication technologies for language learning

Osman, M. and Chung, P. W. H. (2010) Feasibility study on mobile and communication technologies for language learning. In: International Conference on Mobile Learning, IADIS 2010, 19-21 March 2010, Porto, Portugal. (Submitted)

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This paper describes a study that has been carried out to determine the feasibility for combining mobile and communication technologies for language learning for Malaysian students in higher education. Mobile phone can deliver learning in nugget size at anytime and anywhere to engage learners by providing content, reminders and quizzes. All of these can improve learning experience. Communication tools such as blog and wikis provide a way of sharing ones writing with others, such as ones classmates or team members. Comments and feedback in blogs and wikis can motivate and encourage students to be active participants and further improving their skills. The limitations and implications of the findings of the feasibility to provide directions for a larger study that is to follow.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Information and Communication Technology > Department of Software Engineeering
Depositing User: Burairah Hussin
Date Deposited: 11 Dec 2011 14:06
Last Modified: 28 May 2015 02:17
URI: http://eprints.utem.edu.my/id/eprint/260
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