Title: How mobile technologies influence on students' psycho-emotional state?

Authors: Daniyar Sapargaliyev

Addresses: Centre for Research and Development, International Academy of Business, Almaty, Kazakhstan

Abstract: This paper reports on an experimental work that was conducting empirical research to find out how the use of mobile device as a testing tool influences students' psycho-emotional state. We have conducted pedagogical experiment with Polish students (n = 16) at Adam Mickiewicz University (Poland). We have prepared an online test consist of four questions. The experiment was conducted in the classroom with PCs and mobile devices. Students were divided into control and experimental groups. The results showed that main difference between desktop and mobile technologies was a significant increase in mood coefficient after the use of mobile devices by the students.

Keywords: mobile technologies; students; psycho-emotional state; mobile devices; student emotions; student psychological state; Poland; desktop computers; Poland; mobile phones; cell phones; m-learning; mobile learning.

DOI: 10.1504/IJMLO.2013.057163

International Journal of Mobile Learning and Organisation, 2013 Vol.7 No.3/4, pp.224 - 238

Published online: 14 Oct 2013 *

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