Mobiles in education: students' usage, preferences and desires
by Anastasios A. Economides, Amalia Grousopoulou
International Journal of Mobile Learning and Organisation (IJMLO), Vol. 4, No. 3, 2010

Abstract: Mobile devices have become some of the fastest advancing communication gadgets. This study investigates the students' use, preferences and desires regarding mobile devices in education. Conducting a survey among University students, it was found that students use their mobiles mostly for arranging meetings with their classmates and being mutually informed about courses. They consider as most important the access to exam results, exams' timetable and previous exams. Furthermore, they would mostly like to use their mobiles for acquiring information about lessons and exams. Finally, some gender differences emerge in the use of the mobile devices in education but they are not big.

Online publication date:: Fri, 04-Jun-2010

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