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British Journal of Education, Society & Behavioural Science, ISSN: 2278-0998,Vol.: 5, Issue.: 3

Original-research-article

Understanding the Use of Mobile and Wireless Technology in Higher Education: A Case of Public University Students in Malaysia

 

Fouad Mahmoud Rawash1*, Sharifah Sariah Syed Hassan1, Che Noraini1 and Norillah Abdullah1

1Faculty of Education, International Islamic University, Malaysia.

Article Information
Editor(s):
(1) Satu Uusiautti, University of Lapland, Rovaniemi, Finland.
(2) Alina Georgeta Mag, Department of Private Law and Educational Science, University of Sibiu, Romania.
Reviewers:
(1) Adeyinka Olumuyiwa Osunwusi, School of Education, National Open University of Nigeria, Lagos, Nigeria.
(2) Anonymous, Texas A&M University, USA.
(3) Anonymous, Graz University of Technology, Austria.
(4) Anonymous, USA.
(5) Anonymous, Monash University, Malaysia.
Complete Peer review History: http://www.sciencedomain.org/review-history/6848

Abstracts

This study investigated the use of Mobile and Wireless Technology (MWT) in higher education using the selected public university students in Malaysia. A random sampling has been selected among 490 students from three Public Universities and one Polytechnic. The study has been addressed to focus on the applications of MWT in learning and to identify the significant differences between gender and level of studies when using the learning applications via MWT. Using descriptive statistics, Independent t test, Analysis of Variance (ANOVA) and Post Hoc mean comparison test, this study highlighted the low level of MWT usage among students. Among other findings are the differences between gender and level of studies only related to specific learning activities. Implications of the study were discussed.

Keywords :

Mobile; wireless; technology; mobile wireless; M-learning.

Full Article - PDF    Page 304-312

DOI : 10.9734/BJESBS/2015/12856

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