Using Mobile Technologies for Enhancing Student Academic Experience: University of Jordan Case Study

Mohamd Hassan Hassan, Fuad Alhosban, Mou'ath Hourani

Abstract


This paper presents an approach to enhance students’ engagement with their university, as well as assisting them in understanding their current academic state by using mobile technologies. This approach simplifies the presentation, awareness of university rules and regulation in regards to graduation requirements, in credit hour system, through the development of a friendly mobile environment called UniApp.
A test case is presented of an interactive mobile learning (m-learning) environment in higher education institutions that adhere to university rules and regulations. Normally, students login frequently to their university account in order to use some of the provided facilities, such as marks and registered modules. However, students need to be aware of what they are studying and what learning outcome they need to achieve. They also need to be aware of how this can benefit them in completing their major, as well as having an enjoyable learning experience

Keywords


nteractive Educational Environment, Mobile Learning, Student Empowerment, Information Extracting, UniApp Approach

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International Journal of Interactive Mobile Technologies (iJIM) – eISSN: 1865-7923
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