The use of smartphones among students in relation to their education and social life

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Abstract

In a world where technology is ever evolving, providing people with more convenient ways of living, the old-fashioned cellular phone has being replaced with the smarter and faster Smartphone. This technological innovation has become a fashionable necessity, providing access to the internet at all times and allowing a new way of learning; mobile learning. This research paper examines how students are taking advantage of this innovative technology, socially and in their education. For the purpose of this research paper quantitative research was used through the use of personal survey. The results of this research paper support the notion that an increasing number of students do use their smartphones for educational purposes and in many situations replacing the use of laptops.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of 2014 International Conference on Interactive Mobile Communication Technologies and Learning, IMCL 2014
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
Pages315-319
Number of pages5
ISBN (Electronic)9781479947423
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 15 Jan 2015
Event2014 International Conference on Interactive Mobile Communication Technologies and Learning, IMCL 2014 - Thessaloniki, Greece
Duration: 13 Nov 201414 Nov 2014

Other

Other2014 International Conference on Interactive Mobile Communication Technologies and Learning, IMCL 2014
CountryGreece
CityThessaloniki
Period13/11/1414/11/14

Keywords

  • iphones
  • promotion
  • smartphones
  • student behavior

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    Morphitou, R. N. (2015). The use of smartphones among students in relation to their education and social life. In Proceedings of 2014 International Conference on Interactive Mobile Communication Technologies and Learning, IMCL 2014 (pp. 315-319). [7011155] Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.. https://doi.org/10.1109/IMCTL.2014.7011155