Review of Mobile Learning: Digitalization of Classroom

Dr.J. Karthikeyan, Dr.S. Horizan Prasanna Kumar, Dr. Mizanur Rahman and Dr. Por Fei Ping

As technology increases day by day, humans also change their lifestyle and the way they react to the situations. When mobile phones came into existence people are excited to use them and they show interest in them. In recent days mobile phones replaced cameras, laptops, visit shopping zone, buying books, watching television and even talking with our near and dear. The situation has aroused that without a company of mobile, an individual becomes deserted from the information. Mobile Technology has deep-rooted even in the field of education and Mobile learning helps to sustain in today’s world. It involves the ability to communicate as well as access to learning resources and makes the educational system to develop. The essential fundamental piece of mobile learning is to make students independent form their formal education system that are pressurizing students and that prepare students fail in gaining knowledge. This change in classroom teaching and management through mobile has revolutionized education and the future is prompted towards virtual education and Artificial Intelligence in Education where teacher-learner interphase will be unimaginable. Introducing Mobile Learning among Engineering under Graduates students will be optimum as they would be much interested in quitting the use of paper, printed documents and writing material in day-to-day classes. On the other hand, introducing the Learning Management System will be helpful for teachers to maintain and manage massive data related to testing and assessing examinations conducted throughout the semester just by using their mobiles. LMS and other digital tools used for teaching and learning are available in the play store as apps. Many apps are functional and more related to the course of study of engineering graduates. They also serve them with ample resources. Hence the mobile phone will act as a reservoir for both the students and teachers to get integrated and to stay connected off the classes as well. This paper discloses the current trends of mobile learning in school education, higher education, future growth and challenges through detailed study. This will be very helpful for readers to understand the feasibility of introducing mobile learning concepts among various levels of education but specifically to higher education institutes. It will also reveal how the introduction of disruptive technologies in education will bring a change in the learning and teaching process, which will leave a way for acquiring advanced technologies in the near future.

Volume 11 | 12-Special Issue

Pages: 755-761

DOI: 10.5373/JARDCS/V11SP12/20193274