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American Journal of Educational Research. 2014, 2(12), 1160-1163
DOI: 10.12691/EDUCATION-2-12-5
Original Research

M-Learning and Technological Literacy: Analyzing Benefits for Apprenticeship

Carlos Manuel Pacheco Cortés1 and Adriana Margarita Pacheco Cortés2,

1Doctoral Student in Education, University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia

2Sistema de Universidad Virtual, University of Guadalajara, Guadalajara, México

Pub. Date: December 01, 2014

Cite this paper

Carlos Manuel Pacheco Cortés and Adriana Margarita Pacheco Cortés. M-Learning and Technological Literacy: Analyzing Benefits for Apprenticeship. American Journal of Educational Research. 2014; 2(12):1160-1163. doi: 10.12691/EDUCATION-2-12-5

Abstract

The following study consists on comparative literature review conducted by several researchers and instructional designers; for a wide comprehension of Mobile-Learning (abbreviated M-Learning) as an educational platform to provide 'anytime-anywhere’ access to interactions and resources on-line, and Technological Literacy (TL), as a potential outcome of Technology Education (the study of Technology). The similarity between M-Learning and ‘M-Education’ might be confusing, in another way, here is explained the difference regarding both. Most of the theory developed on M-Learning was conceived in English, as digital resources of public dominion; however, there is a mention for skills applied by students to use mobile devices, originally conducted in Spanish. The method implemented is deductive/inductive reasoning: Boolean data type. The purpose for this study is to merge it with subsequent investigations, and linking the most outstanding concern with a common dissertation.

Keywords

M-Learning, technological literacy, higher education, VLE

Copyright

Creative CommonsThis work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. To view a copy of this license, visit http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

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