Technology assisted learning is a phenomenon that has greatly changed the way learning is undertaken in the 21st century. Developments in information and communication technologies have led to the emergence of smart phones such as Blackberries and iPhones. The concept of mobile assisted learning, which is a subset of technology assisted learning, has emerged as a result of these technological developments. This paper is going to examine how technology assisted learning influence the effectiveness of the learning process. The following is a qualitative research where 20 male and 20 female university language instructor were interviewed, the results of the study show that mobile-assisted learning can improve grammar skills among students studying English, that Mobile-assisted learning is one of the best alternatives that can be used to compliment or replace face to face learning, that use of iPhone and Blackberry assisted learning has a potential of distracting students. Future research should be done on ways of improving mobile assisted learning so that this phenomenon can be adopted and replicated globally. Research should also focus on content and curriculum development. Future research should also be conducted to investigate whether the potential negative effects of mobile aided learning are valid.
Alghazo, Emad M.
"The effects of Assistive technology learning in a language course,"
Journal of Faculty of Education Assiut University - المجلة العلمية بكلية التربية-جامعة أسيوط: Vol. 36
, Article 9.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.aaru.edu.jo/jfe_au/vol36/iss6/9