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Towards Developing an Online Social Media-based Mobile Learning System

Omoregbe, N. A. and Ayo, C. K. and Azeta, A. A. and Marcus, V. (2012) Towards Developing an Online Social Media-based Mobile Learning System. Towards Developing an Online Social Media-based Mobile Learning System, 5 (6). pp. 45-51. ISSN 2006-1781

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The advancement of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and the Internet revolution gave rise to the several learning technologies on the web and mobile platform. During the last decade, the social media network became available for users to socialise and collaborate among peer group. Hence, The integration of e-learning and social media using mobile device as access point is to allow for learning and collaboration anytime, anywhere. This study seeks to provide learning on the social network platform for users to view the application on a mobile device and also foster collaboration among scholars. The system was developed using an open source Content Management System (CMS) Wordpress and Buddypress running on a WAMP or XAMPP server. MySQL was used as database. The usability of the System on the different mobile devices used was evaluated by identifying the usability attributes; designing a questionnaire based on those attributes and then analyzing the results with Statistical Package for Social Science (SPSS). The results showed that the learning system had a good usability score on mobile devices

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering, Science and Mathematics > School of Electronics and Computer Science
Depositing User: Dr. Ambrose A. Azeta
Date Deposited: 14 Aug 2013 17:44
Last Modified: 10 Feb 2014 12:48

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