M-Learning and Their Potential use in the Higher Education: A Literature Review
Santiago Criollo-C, Sergio Luján-Mora
2nd International Conference on Information Systems and Computer Science (INCISCOS 2017), p. 268-273, Quito (Ecuador), November 14-16 2017. ISBN: 978-1-5386-2644-3. https://doi.org/10.1109/INCISCOS.2017.43
(INCISCOS'17g) Congreso internacional / International conference
Nowadays, technology is fundamental part of the teaching-learning process and shows plenty of benefits to the current education. For this reason, the use of technological means in this process is increasingly common and constitutes the support of both face-to-face and virtual education. M-learning is a teaching-learning methodology that uses mobile and portable devices that have some form of wireless connectivity. The use of them offers the opportunity to learn anytime and anywhere; the only requirement is to have access to Internet. This technology is strongly influencing the educational world, in particular, in the students training. Based on a literature review, this article discusses how mobile devices help the teaching and learning process. The analysis of the literature detected five relevant topics on how mobile technologies are being used in today's education: ubiquity, portability mobility, usefulness, collaboration, perception and acceptance of m-learning.