Investigation of Students’ Mobile Phone Usage and Influences towards Their Mobile Learning Adoption: A Case Study in Myanmar

Mon Mon The, Tsuyoshi Usagawa

Abstract


Due to today’s interconnected and technology-driven world, a physical learning environment is transforming into a virtual or online location where learners can make active learning with portable devices. There is no doubt that an increasing number of students, who have mobile devices which handle digital information and facilitate their mobility. As an integral part of students’ daily lives, the universities and schools in higher education are also trying to equip with technology‘s changes and to solve the demand of their learners, and to adopt m-learning. This study learns the mobile phone usage of Myanmar student. In addition, it constructs a key part which investigates the students’ m-learning readiness and evaluates the influences on their attitudes to use m-learning. And a hypothesized model was introduced to investigate learners’ readiness to adopt m-learning. The empirical study is conducted by analyzing data collected as paper-based documents from 1024 participants. The findings advocate the eleven hypotheses which have positive impact to students’ m-learning readiness and their intension to use m-learning.


Keywords


students, mobile phone usage, m-learning readiness, m-learning adoption

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International Journal of Interactive Mobile Technologies. ISSN: 1865-7923
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