From e-learning to m-learning: main features and current applications in mobile learning and beyond
Dr. Jose G. Lepervanche
III International Conference “Education – Technology – Business”
Cartagena Colombia July 2011
Current information and communication technologies are expanding the use of e-learning management systems from the computer to mobile devices.
iPads, tablets, and smartphones provide m-learning platforms that are complemented with other mobile applications such as videos, QR codes, and enhanced reality. M-learning is bringing online education to the students’ hand palms.
Technology Acceptance Model (Dr. Fred Davis, MIT)
Technology Affordability Model (Dr. Jose G. Lepervanche, Florida State College at Jacksonville).
Technology Acceptance Model’s usefulness and ease of use set the stage to use the Technology Affordability Model what evaluate affordability based on the effects of time, money, and quality of the intended technology.