MOLT: A Mobile Learning Tool That Makes Learning New Technical English Language Words Enjoyable

Dogan - Ibrahim, Nadire Cavus

Abstract


There is an increase use of wireless technologies in education all over the world. In fact, wireless technologies such as laptop computers, palmtop computers, and mobile phones are revolutionizing education and transforming the traditional classroom based learning and teaching into anytime and anywhere education. This paper investigates the use of wireless technologies in education with particular reference to the potential of learning new technical English Language words using SMS text messaging. The system, developed by the authors, called Mobile Learning Tool (MOLT), has been tested with 45 first-year undergraduate students. Studentsâ?? opinions have been collected after the experiment. Our results show that students enjoyed and be happy used mobile phones to learn new technical English word. We believe that if we add the improvements or modifications students wish to see in the MOLT system, then using the MOLT system as an educational tool will contribute to motivation and success of students.

Keywords


Distance learning, e-learning, IT-use, mobile learning

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