June 14, 2015
June 14, 2015
June 17, 2015
Computers in Education
26.1224.1 - 26.1224.25
Impact of Smartphones on Student Learning in the Classrooms ABSTRACTWith the advent of contemporary devices and gadgets, our lives have become much easier andmore integrated with technology. Modern devices have become standard equipment in highereducation as the growing number of universities started applying them in learning process.Due to the technological revolution and advent of new equipment, debatable question came outabout the use of technologies such as laptops, PDAs, and smartphones in classroom and itseffects on students learning. Because of the unknown impacts of using technologies such aslaptops, PDAs, and smartphones in classroom environment, faculties adopt their own rules foreither allowing or banning the use of these technologies by students. Many researchers aredebating whether using technologies such as laptops help students to learn better. Althoughseveral studies have done to show the impact of different technologies on students’ learning, afew studies have focused on the impacts of the smartphone on students’ learning in classroomenvironment.One of the main technologies that is available for today’s students and dominates the classroomis the smartphone. Smartphones are one of most popular devices that allow the users to connectto the internet, check emails, connect to social medias, etc.. Due to these convenientfunctionalities, smartphones have been used widely by new generations and college students.Although the smartphones have been used widely by students in the classroom, few researcheshave examined the impact of this device on students learning.This paper is examining the relationship between using the smartphone and student learning inclassroom environment to demonstrate its benefits and adverse impacts on the students’academic performance. The study is based on analysis of the data that were collected via onlinesurveys of about 700 participated students at ….. University.
Esmaeili, M., & Eydgahi, A., & Amanov, I. (2015, June), Perceptions of Students toward Utilizing Smartphones in the Classroom Paper presented at 2015 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Seattle, Washington. 10.18260/p.24561
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