Mobile technologies and mobile activities used by prospective teachers


YILMAZ Y., AKPINAR E.

IADIS International Conference on Mobile Learning 2011, ML 2011, Avila, Spain, 10 - 12 March 2011, pp.144-150 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume:
  • City: Avila
  • Country: Spain
  • Page Numbers: pp.144-150
  • Keywords: Mobile Activities, Mobile Devices, Mobile Internet, Mobile Learning
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

© 2011 IADIS.The aims of this research were to find out: (1) what kind of mobile devices prospective teachers have, (2) what kind of mobile activities prospective teachers use, and (3) what type of internet connection prospective teachers have. For this purpose, a questionnaire was developed in order to gather data from the prospective teachers to determine their mobile technologies and mobile activities. The study group in the research consisted of 131 prospective teachers. They were all voluntary participants from different grade levels in Computer Education and Instructional Technologies Department at the Faculty of Education at a university in Turkey. The results were discussed in the light of literature of mobile learning.