The objective of this research study is to better understand and measure student's attitudes and perceptions towards the effectiveness of mobile learning in higher education settings. This paper reports on the results of a survey of fifteen hundred students from different departments at Abdul Wali Khan University about their attitude and perception of using mobile technology in education. We have asked questions related to the ownership of mobile and handheld devices, their battery backup time and electricity shortfall in hours in district Mardan, KPK, Pakistan and finally adding mobile learning to the currently available learning channels to enhance learning of students in the university. Based on the results of the survey; it is clearly indicated that majority of the students are using various mobile and handheld devices that support mobile learning with enough backup time to overcome the worst electricity crises in this region of the world. Moreover, students agreed that mobile learning will enhance their learning practices due to low back up time of their electronic learning devices. Furthermore, they show strong support for mobile learning implementation due to other advantages associated with this technology such as mobility, reachability and flexibility; with the aim of improving communication and enriching their learning experiences.
Syed Roohullah Jan, Farman Ullah, Hashim Ali, Fazlullah Khan
Distance learning, conventional learning, electronic learning, mobile learning, Abdul Wali Khan University, Mardan.
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Syed Roohullah Jan, Farman Ullah, Hashim Ali, Fazlullah Khan, "Enhanced and Effective Learning through Mobile Learning an Insight into Students Perception of Mobile Learning at University Level", International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 2, Issue 2, pp.674-681, March-April-2016.
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