Availability and Implementation of Mobile Learning Technologies among Ghanaian University Students: Case Study of the College of Distance Education, UCC

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2022-09
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Commonwealth of Learning (COL)
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PCF10 Sub-theme: Inspiring Innovations // In recent years, mobile learning technologies have become increasingly prevalent but there are questions as to whether these technologies have been fully utilized in universities. Integrating mobile learning technologies into the teaching and learning environment has been a challenge for Ghanaian Universities. The purpose of this research is to identify the availability and implementation of mobile-learning technologies among university students and to educate institutions on how mobile technology can be helpful in the delivery of instructions. This paper further examines if mobile devices have positive impact on students’ academics by assessing wider opinions and experiences of students with the use of such devices taken into consideration anytime and anywhere learning opportunities these devices offer. It also provides some pointers to possible solutions and consider the role mobile learning technologies can play in instruction delivery based on the theory that Mobile learning is a combination of the interactions between learners, their devices and other people. // Paper ID 7403

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eLearning,Mobile Learning (mLearning),Mobile Technology in Education,Higher Education
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Ghana
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Africa
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