International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Education Management | India | Volume 5 Issue 12, December 2016 | Rating: 6.5 / 10

M-Learning: Implications and Challenges

Dr Gobind Singh Gure

Abstract: In 21st century, available new emerging technologies offer innovative & multiple dimensions of teaching and learning process for open, distance and formal education systems, but none of them has been as popular, readily available and accessible as mobile learning. The mobiles phones with latest features of technology version are most frequently used product by the learners in these day. As mobile devices are becoming ubiquitous, many educational scholars and practitioners have incorporated this technology with teaching and learning environment. Therefore, this new way to use technology help to re-design and reconstruct the education process in numerous ways. The m-learning has a provision of self-study, feedback, supports, teachers- students, students -students interactions with regard to course content is possible to students. This is a wonderful quality of m-learning that it is available anywhere, anytime. Every technology has some strength and limitations therefore mobile devices have also some exception. There is a three main kind of challenges for mobile devices, first is in term of physical attributes, secondly challenges related with technology or operating systems attribute and third great challenge seems that there is lack of associations between the mobile software and mobile learning apps with the pedagogical, psychological and sociological approach of education. The extension of ICT through mobile device is helpful to resolve many challenges associated it. If m-learning can be used properly along with the ICT then it can make a difference to provide accessibility, equality and quality of education in the masses.

Keywords: M-learning, Education, Paradigm, Learning, Apps, Pedagogy

Edition: Volume 5 Issue 12, December 2016,

Pages: 2087 - 2093

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