Doctorate StudentMarcos BarrosSupervisorsDr. Marcelo Carneiro Leão (Brazil)Universidade Federal Rural de Pernambuco (UFRPE)John Traxler Phd (England)University of Wolverhampton
TitleUnderstanding the Usesand Strategies of MobileLearning inUndergraduate ScienceEducation Students.
Research Aims What is being incorporated into mobiledevices, in general, and mobile phones,specifically, in science education? Which pedagogical and technologicalelements are being developed in mobilephones related to science education? What future potential applications of mobiletechnology can be identified ?
General purposeInvestigating the usesand strategies ofundergraduate sciencestudents in education inrelation to mobile learning.
Specific Objectives To identify and understand the uses ofmobile devices in general in ScienceEducation students. To identify and understand the uses ofmobile phone specifically in ScienceEducation Students. To analyse the teaching strategiesdeveloped by science education studentspost training. To compare the understanding and use ofmobile phones and their associatedteaching strategies of science educationstudents.
MethodologyTarget Group Undergraduate Science Education StudentsStudy Design - Three stage process: To complete form one of two of the survey whichrelates to the understanding and uses of mobilephone To develop and apply skills in relation to mobilephone use in education To complete form two of the survey which relates tostrategies in mobile phone teaching