Educational Use of Smart Phone: A Study with Special Reference to the Research Scholars in Central Library, Visva-Bharati, SantiniketanAuthor : Sri Jishnu Mondal, Sukumar Mondal, Tridib Tripathi and Piyali Kundu
Volume 9 No.2 April-June 2019 pp 63-70
Smartphones are becoming increasingly popular in students‟ lives for variety of purposes. Advancement in mobile technologies has demonstrated that they provide great potentials for educational and academic use. In this paper an attempt has been made to investigate into the use of smart phones for academic purposes by the Research Scholars (RS) at Visva-Bharati Central Library. The present study also investigates the perception of Research Scholars on proposed Smartphone- based resources and services if they are offered by their university. The findings suggest that smartphone can be very useful as an educational tool. The findings also reveal that the respondents‟ perception on the application of smartphone in the context of Library and Information services is found to be very positive.
Smartphone, Mobile Learning, ICTs, MOPAC, QR Code, Library and Information Services
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