thanks to applications like blackberry messenger,google talk.
Students can access vital information from professors.
.e.g cancelled,deferred classes,aided by smartphones.
.with in built email function,employees can conduct business.
Smartphone Statistics by Mark Brownlow. pie-chart, shows smart phones sales. sales percentages give ideas to smartphone usage. figures for 2010 released by Gartner,they accounted for, 297million(19%)of the 1.6billion mobile phones sold that year. that’s 72.1% more smartphone sales than in 2009. Research predicts global sales of 2.5billion over 210-2015 period. From figures smartphones are widely being used.
Research done on smartphones and the research question.
Research:-The design & use of new technologies in adult education/vet & higher education.
Introduction:It describes a project involving students at the faculty of education the university of Wollong(Melbourne),in using smartphones as tools in learning of a variety of subjects.
Aim: To see whether students could complete a module on mobile learning.
.i.e. students were required to develop an authentic resource in the form of a digital narrative or a teaching episode that would highlight a skill or concept required in their profession by using a smartphone to complete the task.
Research Question: How do adult educators use a smartphone in creating a teaching episode in an authentic learning environment? What was possible with a smartphone that would have been difficult without it?
Research findings & Conclusion. Research Findings. Conclusion. With regard to the aforementioned presentation. It is clear that:- smartphones are beyond reasonable doubt, Impacting: the work place,social engagement and education positively.
It was found that by using a smartphone, most students;