ADVANTAGES AND CHALLENGES OF INTEGRATING M-LEARNING INTO SAUDI ARABIAN UNIVERSITIES: A LITERATURE REVIEW

Haifa Abdullah Albazie

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Rapid advancements in technology have resulted in increasingly widespread utilisation of smartphones and tablet computing technologies and solutions. Today, institutions nowadays over the world struggle to keep pace with the development of technology such as the adoption of Mobile Learning (M-learning) in education environment. Saudi Arabia universities are no exception. Recently, several universities in Saudi Arabia have integrated M-learning in their teaching and learning process to provide education available to their learners without temporal or spatial resections. Conversely, there has been little discussion about benefits and the challenges of the use of M-learning in higher education system in KSA. This paper will discuss the advantages and the challenges of applying M-learning in Saudi Arabia universities according to existing literature in the field.

 

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Saudi Arabia, m-learning, m-learning integration, ICT, higher education, educators, university

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