Mobile phone usage for m‐learning: comparing heavy and light mobile phone users

  • Norbayah Mohd Suki, Norazah Mohd Suki
  • Campus-Wide Information Systems, November 2007, Emerald
  • DOI: 10.1108/10650740710835779

Mobile phone usage for m‐learning: comparing heavy and light mobile phone users

What is it about?

Mobile technologies offer the opportunity to embed learning in a natural environment. The objective of the study is to examine how the usage of mobile phones for m‐learning differs between heavy and light mobile phone users. Heavy mobile phone users are hypothesized to have access to/subscribe to one type of mobile content than light mobile phone users, to have less frequent access to, subscribe to or purchase mobile content within the last year than light mobile phone users, and to pay less money for mobile learning, its content and mobile games than light mobile phone users.

Why is it important?

Significant differences can be identified when comparing the usage of mobile phones for m‐learning between heavy and light mobile phone users. It was found that heavy mobile phone users access/subscribe to more than one type of mobile content than light mobile phone users, have more frequent access to, subscription to and purchase of mobile content within the last year than light mobile phone users, and to spend more money on mobile learning, its content and mobile games than light mobile phone users.

Perspectives

Professor Dr Norazah Mohd Suki
Universiti Utara Malaysia

Mobile technologies offer the opportunity to embed learning in a natural environment. The objective of the study is to examine how the usage of mobile phones for m‐learning differs between heavy and light mobile phone users. Heavy mobile phone users are hypothesized to have access to/subscribe to one type of mobile content than light mobile phone users, to have less frequent access to, subscribe to or purchase mobile content within the last year than light mobile phone users, and to pay less money for mobile learning, its content and mobile games than light mobile phone users. Significant differences can be identified when comparing the usage of mobile phones for m‐learning between heavy and light mobile phone users. It was found that heavy mobile phone users access/subscribe to more than one type of mobile content than light mobile phone users, have more frequent access to, subscription to and purchase of mobile content within the last year than light mobile phone users, and to spend more money on mobile learning, its content and mobile games than light mobile phone users.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/10650740710835779

The following have contributed to this page: Professor Dr Norazah Mohd Suki and Assoc. Prof. Dr. Norbayah Mohd Suki