Lhoussine Qasserras, Mohammed Qasserras, Khadija Anasse, Najib Slimani


This study intends to explore Moroccan English pre-service teachers’ experience with using cell phones during their internships. Nineteen instructors were picked at random from the Rabat CRMEF (Regional Center for Education and Training Professions). Interviews were conducted with all nineteen participants. The results displayed that trainees’ preconception on the complexity of using smartphones may affect their tendency on employing this mobile tool as an instructional medium. The findings also revealed that pre-service teachers are not ready to integrate smartphones in EFL classrooms due to the lack of ICT training, distractions that smartphones bring about, and schools’ policies banning the use of this gadget.


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.46827/ejoe.v8i2.4765


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