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Cross-cultural Usability Issues in E/M-Learning

Miraz, Mahdi H and Ali, Maaruf and Excell, Peter S (2018) 'Cross-cultural Usability Issues in E/M-Learning.' Annals of Emerging Technologies in Computing, 2 (2). 46 - 55. ISSN 2516-0281

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Abstract

This paper gives an overview of electronic learning (E-Learning) and mobile learning (M-Learning) adoption and diffusion trends, as well as their particular traits, characteristics and issues, especially in terms of cross-cultural and universal usability. E-Learning and M-Learning models using web services and cloud computing, as well as associated security concerns are all addressed. The benefits and enhancements that accrue from using mobile and other internet devices for the purposes of learning in academia are discussed. The differences between traditional classroom-based learning, distance learning, E-Learning and M-Learning models are compared and some conclusions are drawn.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Cross-cultural Usability; E-Learning (Electronic Learning); M-Learning (Mobile Learning); Virtual Learning Environments (VLE); Virtual Education; Online Education; Technology-enhanced Learning (TEL); Blended Learning
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Divisions: Faculty of Humanities > International Academy
Depositing User: Elements
Date Deposited: 05 Feb 2019 12:34
Last Modified: 05 Feb 2019 13:15
URI: http://repository.essex.ac.uk/id/eprint/23140

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