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Volume 17 Number 3
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Students’ Perceptions and Experiences of Mobile Learning
Daesang Kim, Valdosta State University
Daniel Rueckert, Oklahoma City University
Dong-Joong Kim, Korea University
Daeryong Seo, Indiana State University

This study focused on how students perceive the use of mobile devices to create a personalized learning experience outside the classroom. Fifty-three students in three graduate TESOL classes participated in this study. All participants completed five class projects designed to help them explore mobile learning experiences with their own mobile devices, incorporating technologies such as YouTube and VoiceThread. We identified characteristics of these mobile users in Mobile Language Learning (MLL), and the results illuminate how MLL opens up new pedagogical scaffoldings.

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