Asian Journal of Information Science and Technology (AJIST)
Use of Mobile Devices for Accessing E-books by Medical College Students in Karnataka: A StudyAuthor : M.L Umesha and Mallinath Kumbar
Volume 10 No.1 January-June 2020 pp 26-30
The present paper assessed the usage of technical tools offering updates in medical information through various medical devices, database, apps, etc. The advancement in learning process aided by newly designed tools, viz. various devices, applications and databases are now within the reach of students. The new trend of dealing with e-books, audio books, etc., is an asset to the spectrum of education. Especially, students pursuing professional courses like medicine, etc., should make the maximum use of these new peripherals in technology. Nowadays, a change in reading pattern has been observed – a shift from traditional books to e-books and audio books. This paper significantly brings out the usage pattern of various mobile devices, database meant for medical education and various apps for e-book reader and audio books. The data from 1150 students belonging to 16 medical colleges in Karnataka were obtained through questionnaire, interview and observation techniques and the findings were elaborated with the help of suitable statistical techniques.
Mobile Device, E-Books Reader, Medical College, E-Resource, E-Book, Audio Books Apps.
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