e-Learning, e-Education, and Online Training. 4th International Conference, eLEOT 2018, Shanghai, China, April 5–7, 2018, Proceedings

Research Article

A Model of Mobile Learning Application for Tertiary Education in Rural Area in China: A Preliminary Study

  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.1007/978-3-319-93719-9_12,
        author={Da Zhong and Steven Chow and Shipin Chen},
        title={A Model of Mobile Learning Application for Tertiary Education in Rural Area in China: A Preliminary Study},
        proceedings={e-Learning, e-Education, and Online Training. 4th International Conference, eLEOT 2018, Shanghai, China, April 5--7, 2018, Proceedings},
        proceedings_a={ELEOT},
        year={2018},
        month={7},
        keywords={Mobile learning Higher education Modelling design Education in rural area},
        doi={10.1007/978-3-319-93719-9_12}
    }
    
  • Da Zhong
    Steven Chow
    Shipin Chen
    Year: 2018
    A Model of Mobile Learning Application for Tertiary Education in Rural Area in China: A Preliminary Study
    ELEOT
    Springer
    DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-93719-9_12
Da Zhong,*, Steven Chow1,*, Shipin Chen2,*
  • 1: The Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • 2: China West Normal University
*Contact email: 14306663@qq.com, drakring@gmail.com, 754348837@qq.com

Abstract

This preliminary study is conduct a survey to understand the expectations and elements of mobile learning education in rural area of China. After analysis the results from survey, a mobile learning model has been constructed. This model has considered the factors on mobile learning devices, the speed of internet service, the courses contents, the non-paper-based teaching materials, teacher or teacher’s teaching method, use of the mobile applications, and social networking. Therefore, the motivation of students might be brought up though this model to archive much higher academic results.