Vol. 30 No. 2 (2015)
Published December 9, 2015
How to Cite
Ishtaiwa, F. F., Khaled, A., & Dukmak, S. (2015). Faculty Members’ Perceptions of the Integration, Affordances, and Challenges of Mobile Learning. International Journal of E-Learning & Distance Education / Revue Internationale Du E-Learning Et La Formation à Distance, 30(2). Retrieved from https://www.ijede.ca/index.php/jde/article/view/937
In this qualitative study, faculty members’ perceptions of the integration, affordances, and challenges of mobile learning were investigated through semi-structured interviews. The results showed that participants’ integration of m-learning varies and tends to focus on select activities. At the same time, participants recognized m-learning as a valuable learning approach with potential to enrich the teaching and learning process and enhance flexibility. A lack of knowledge and skills, deficiencies in training and supports, problems with Internet connection, a digital divide among students, learning disruption, and a lack of awareness about the utility of m-learning were identified challenges that hinder current integration of m-learning.
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