Why does malaysia need to consider mobile technologies? a review of current practices to support teaching and learning with school-age children


Mohamad, Mariam and Woollard, John (2008) Why does malaysia need to consider mobile technologies? a review of current practices to support teaching and learning with school-age children. In, 2nd Asia Pacific Regional Mobile Learning & Edutainment Conference, Kuala Lumpur, MY, 20 - 21 Nov 2008. 6pp.

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Mobile learning (mL) has been a most intriguing innovation in the field of learning technologies. Various research projects have been carried out to evaluate efficient mL.
This paper identifies a strategy for investigating the feasibility of implementing mL in the educational system in Malaysia, as a developing country, with the curriculum focus of English language learning.

The challenges facing developing countries are considered and the cost benefits as well as learner benefits are discussed. Finally, the solutions in the context of Malaysia such as the structure of mobile lesson for English Language subject as well as policy and procedure of the implementation are identified to be addressed in a
conceptual framework of mL implementation in Malaysian secondary schools.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
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Subjects: H Social Sciences > HE Transportation and Communications
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
Divisions: University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Education > Mathematics and Science Education
ePrint ID: 162559
Date Deposited: 22 Sep 2010 14:00
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 19:17
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/162559

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