A Study on Factors Affecting the Mobile Learning of Undergraduate Students in China
Degang Lai, Chun Mao
Southwest University, Chongqing, China.
DOI: 10.4236/ce.2014.55046   PDF    HTML     5,224 Downloads   7,191 Views   Citations


There are many factors affecting the mobile learning of undergraduate students. This paper adopts the structure of close-ended and the Likert-Scale five-point measure questionnaire. We choose 300 undergraduate students as the respondents, and they all come from 4 universities in Chongqing. The result indicates: 1) Infrastructure construction of the mobile network in universities is very good, more than 70% of schools open the WIFI to all of the students; 2) The self-efficacy of mobile learning of undergraduate students is very high, more than 96% of the respondents use Mobile Phone to link to internet, and most of them think that they have the ability to use mobile devices and mobile learning; 3) Encouragements from teachers, classmates and friends are unsatisfactory, only 25.4% of the respondents agree with the item “The teacher has been encouraged me to use mobile learning” (10.3% strongly agree, 15.1% agree, M = 2.84); 4) The fee of using mobile devices should be decreased to meet students’ learning, only 19.5% of respondents agree with the item “The charge of using mobile devices is cheap for me” (4.4% strongly agree, 15.1% agree, M = 2.70).

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Lai, D. and Mao, C. (2014) A Study on Factors Affecting the Mobile Learning of Undergraduate Students in China. Creative Education, 5, 372-375. doi: 10.4236/ce.2014.55046.

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