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Open Access Graduate Research Paper

Keywords

Language and languages--Study and teaching; Portable computers; Mobile computing; Education--Data processing;

Abstract

Mobile computers offer accessibility anytime and anywhere, and they are being used more and more for teaching and learning. The purpose of this review is to explore the impact of using mobile applications and devices in vocabulary learning among language learners. The review also addresses the perceptions of students and teachers regarding the use of mobile computers in the classroom. In this paper, thirty peer-reviewed journal articles published in the last eleven years were critically analyzed. From the reviewed research, it was found that using mobile computers not only enhances vocabulary learning and retention but also contributes to students’ motivation to learn. Some considerations need to be kept in mind when using mobile computers in the classroom as students and teachers reported some challenges when using them

Keywords: mobile computing, vocabulary learning, language classroom

Year of Submission

5-2020

Degree Name

Master of Arts

Department

Department of Curriculum and Instruction

First Advisor

Leigh Zeitz, Graduate Faculty Reader

Date Original

5-2020

Object Description

1 PDF file (47 pages)

Language

en

File Format

application/pdf

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