A Synthesis of Mobile Learning Research Implications: Agricultural Faculty and Student Acceptance of Mobile Learning in Academia Academic Article uri icon

abstract

  • Mobile technology is pervasive in our daily lives. The use of mobile devices is changing the educational model in traditional classrooms and eLearning classrooms. Mobile learning is the use of mobile technology to deliver educational content and is a growing educational tool in our educational institutions. A synthesis of research on the implications of mobile learning was conducted. The synthesis found students are accepting of mobile technology and their lives, as the technology is widespread throughout society. Factors such as self-efficacy and technology acceptance are driving mobile learning use. Further research on what mobile learning means in terms of educational practices, as well as student and teacher acceptance is needed. Understanding acceptance and practice in regards to mobile learning will inform instructors as they try to implement the technology in teaching.

author list (cited authors)

  • Irby, T. L., & Strong Jr, R.

publication date

  • March 2015