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EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science and Technology Education
Volume 13, Issue 6 (June 2017), pp. 1737-1747

DOI: 10.12973/eurasia.2017.00695a

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Published online on Apr 18, 2017

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An Empirical Study on Context Awareness Integrated Mobile Assisted Instruction and the Factors

Qiujin Zheng, Ting Chen & Deyi Kong

Abstract

Education is now an indicator of national modernization that countries in the world intend to promote the national quality and cultivate talents for national development through education. Especially, when human societies get into the 21st century, global societies, politics, economy, and culture are facing major changes. With the development of technology, the advance of the Internet, and the popularity of mobile devices, learning outside the classroom is no longer a problem and learning combined with authentic contexts becomes easier. When mobile devices are developed to connect to the network, it starts the mobile learning stage and ubiquitous learning becomes the easily accessible reality. Having Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University, Fujian Normal University, and Fujian Huaqiao University as the research objects, total 348 students of two classes each from the three universities are selected as the research objects in this study. The research results conclude 1.significantly positive correlations between context awareness and self-efficacy, 2.remarkably positive correlations between self-efficacy and learning motivation, and 3.notably positive correlations between context awareness and learning motivation. According to the research results, suggestions are proposed in this study, expecting to assist in the development of education.

Keywords: context awareness, mobile assisted instruction, self-efficacy, school-work learning motivation


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