Usability in mLearning

Ajinkya Atalatti, Elicia Lanham, Jo Coldwell-Neilson

Abstract

As higher education students access educational content using a variety of mobile devices, the question then arises: Does the content across different mobile devices vary in terms of usability? Does usability determine a user’s willingness to engage in mobile learning? Hence, it is necessary to investigate the usability of the learning applications and the mobile devices used to access these applications. This paper outlines results from a pilot study conducted at a large Australian University. The study highlights the importance of usability across different mobile devices whilst accessing educational content. This research lays the foundation for a future study that will broaden the investigation to extend from usability for mLearning to usability for mLearning.

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Atalatti A., Lanham E. and Coldwell-Neilson J. (2015). Usability in mLearning . In Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 1: CSEDU, ISBN 978-989-758-107-6, pages 213-219. DOI: 10.5220/0005410702130219


in Bibtex Style

@conference{csedu15,
author={Ajinkya Atalatti and Elicia Lanham and Jo Coldwell-Neilson},
title={Usability in mLearning},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 1: CSEDU,},
year={2015},
pages={213-219},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0005410702130219},
isbn={978-989-758-107-6},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 1: CSEDU,
TI - Usability in mLearning
SN - 978-989-758-107-6
AU - Atalatti A.
AU - Lanham E.
AU - Coldwell-Neilson J.
PY - 2015
SP - 213
EP - 219
DO - 10.5220/0005410702130219