Alma Mater
ISSN 1026-955X
Vestnik Vysshey Shkoly (Higher School Herald)
The best way to learn all about Higher Education

=

Meaning of the notion of mobile learning of university students during their training in foreign language

V.N. Kurovsky, N.V. Daneikina, Ya.V. Ermakova
80,00 Р

 

http://dx.doi.org/10.20339/AM.02-16.068

V.N. Kurovsky is doct. in Pedagogics, prof. at Institute of Educational Systems

e-mail: sibinedu@tspu.edu.ru

 N.V. Daneikina e-mail: mischenko@tpu.ru and Ya.V. Ermakova  e-mail: eyv@tpu.ru

are both senior lecturers at Tomsk Polytechnic University

 

Discussed is the problem of mobile training of students at high school during the process of their training in the discipline of “Foreign language”. Viewpoints of Russian and foreign authors on the definition of “mobile learning” concept are provided. The authors’ own personal experience of using of elements of mobile learning application in training in English language of students of Tomsk polytechnic university is being described. Students were offered to fill in the questionnaire to identify their views on the use of mobile learning when studying the discipline of “English language”. Based on the analysis of foreign and domestic pedagogical literature, experience of mobile learning application, and on questionnaire of students, both advantages and disadvantages of mobile learning have been revealed. In the future, it is planned to reveal also other advantages of mobile learning with using it more actively in the process of training university students.

Key words: mobile learning, mobile devices, e-learning, blended learning.

 

References

  1. Crompton, H., Traxler, J. Mobile Learning and Mathematics. Routledge, 2015.
  2. O’Malley, C., Stanton, D. Tangible Technologies for Collaborative Storytelling. Proceedings of the European Workshop on Mobile and Contextual Learning. Birmingham, 2002.
  3. Kukulska-Hulme, A. Re-skilling Language Learners for a Mobile World. Paper commissioned by The International Research Foundation for English Language Education (TIRF). Monterey, 2013.
  4. Traxler, J. Defining Mobile Learning. IADIS International Conference Mobile Learning, 2005.
  5. Titova, S.V. Mobile learning today: strategy & perspective. Vestnik of Moscow university, (Ser. 19. Linguistic & intercultural communication), 2012, no. 1, p. 9–23.
  6. Golitsyna, I.N., Polovnikova, N.L. Mobile learning in modern education. School technologies, 2011, no. 4.
  7. Zhukov, V. New word with the letter of B. E-Learning World, 2004, no. 3, p. 57–64.
  8. [URL]: http://tm.info.ru  
  9. Kurovsky, V.N. Professional training of future pedagogue psychologists with distant educational technologies at pedagogical high school. Vestnik of Tomsk state pedagogical university, 2009, no. 11, p. 7–12.
  10. Daneikina, N. “Language learning for ESP”. 15th International Conference on Interactive Collaborative Learning. Austria, 2012. Article no. 6402159.
  11. Demianenko, N.V., Ermakova, Ya.V. Mixed education as active form of educational work of students of technical profile by training in English language (example of Physical Technical Institute of TPU). Privolzhie scientific vestnik, 2014, no. 12 (40), p. 119–126.
  12. Demianenko, N.V., Ermakova, Ya.V. Activization of independent work of students of engineering profile in frames of competence approach in training of professional foreign language. Vestnik of Siberian science, 2012, no. 3 (4), p. 269–278.