Smartphones-Smart Students: A Review of the Literature
Hans Friedel, Beth Bos, Kathryn Lee, Texas State University, United States
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States ISBN 978-1-939797-02-5 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Chesapeake, VA
Smartphones have now become commonplace with middle and high school students. Whereas many classroom management policies prohibit mobile phone use and text messaging in the classroom, a growing body of research has found that mobile phones and short message service (SMS) texting can positively contribute to student learning by facilitating synchronous collaborative learning provide an infrastructure for the delivery of interactive content, and assess student learning and participation. This mobile infrastructure can be used inside and outside of classrooms. Researchers have recognized the potential for these devices to foster collaboration and extend learning opportunities by allowing anywhere-anytime learning. This review of the literature examines and summarizes the current body of research on how smartphones have been used to raise student achievement – particularly in math and science.
Friedel, H., Bos, B. & Lee, K. (2013). Smartphones-Smart Students: A Review of the Literature. In R. McBride & M. Searson (Eds.), Proceedings of SITE 2013--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 1862-1868). New Orleans, Louisiana, United States: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved December 10, 2018 from https://www.learntechlib.org/primary/p/48372/.
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