International Black Sea University, Tbilisi, Georgia
Mustafa Azmi Bingol
Ishik University, Erbil, Iraq
Abstract: Nowadays, technology has been widely used in education. Mobile learning has got researchers’ attention for being mostly described as portable, ubiquitous, accessible, and not depending on time or place. Some researchers define mobile learning as an extension of e-learning. Many educators try to integrate the mobile devices in teaching activities inside and outside the classroom. Thus, there is a great potential to nurture learning with mobile devices. As the new generation is already familiar with a wide range of technological tools, the use of traditional methods of teaching will no longer aid learners to achieve better results. For that reason, it has become indispensable to use technological devices in teaching and learning process to meet the needs of the new generation. The purpose of this study is to find out the perception of language teachers toward the effective use of mobile learning in language learning. Questionnaire was used to collect necessary information to answer the research questions. Based on the results of this research, lecturers have good intention towards mobile learning although their potentials are not yet matched for the integration of mobile learning that requires more time, training, technical and pedagogical infrastructure.
Keywords: Teacher Views on Mobile Learning, Mobile Learning, Implementation of MALL
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International Journal of Social Sciences & Educational Studies
ISSN 2520-0968 (Online), ISSN 2409-1294 (Print), September 2018, Vol.5, No.1