Mobile Application Development for Technology Enhanced Learning: An Applied Study on the Students of the College of Mass Communication at Ajman University

Nidal Al Said

Abstract


Educational applications play an important role in modern education. Based on this, the objectives of this study are as follows: analyze a student interview (focus group) that has been conducted among University student of college of Mass Communication at Ajman University; determine the characteristics of educational applications; find out possible advantages and disadvantages of educational applications; formulate, including based on a student interview, criteria for choosing educational applications; divide educational applications into different categories to more fully see the academic possibilities of their use; develop student skills. Based on the objectives, it is decided to divide the study into two parts. The first step is to analyze semi-structured interviews that have been conducted with students. In the second part of the study, a list of educational applications is compiled, indicating their educational categories.

Keywords


mobile application development; technologies in education; modern education; distance learning; mass communication; student skills development

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International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET) – eISSN: 1863-0383
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