m-Learning: The Usage of WAP Technology in e-Learning

Jehad A Alsadi, Bayan A AbuShawar

Abstract


This paper presents the experience of Arab Open University; AOU for short; on using WAP technology in mobile learning; m-Learning. The goal is to enhance e-Learning aspects of the existing learning management systems (LMS); e.g. Moodle. In addition to presenting technical aspects of the WAP, we also introduce the advantages and disadvantages of using WAP technology in the learning process. Furthermore, a description of AOUâ??s learning management system with the outcomes of the tutors and students is introduced. This paper discusses also the suitability and feasibility of using WAP technology devices for distance learning in real-time

Keywords


e-Learning; m-Learning;WAP; LMS

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International Journal of Interactive Mobile Technologies (iJIM) – eISSN: 1865-7923
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