Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:
Title: Use of Mobile Technologies in the Academic Environment: A Comparative Study of Three Indian Universities
Authors: Gayan, Mithu Anjali
Jhamb, Garvita
Sanasam, Sandhyarani Devi
Keywords: Handheld Device
Handheld Technologies
Mobile Services
Mobile Technology
Smart Phones
Issue Date: Nov-2016
Publisher: INFLIBNET Centre, Gandhinagar
Series/Report no.: PLANNER-2016;6
Abstract: The main purpose of this paper is to make a comparative study of the use of handheld device by the students / scholars of 3 universities i.e. Manipur University, Tripura University, and Delhi University in terms of their academic activities. On the other hand, it examines the degree of handheld device usage in the student population. This paper will help to find the purpose of handheld device usage, the degree of internet usage through handheld devices, the use of handheld devices concerning academic dealings. A survey was conducted through a well-structured and precise questionnaire circulated personally among 180 students in 3 universities in the study. A large majority of the students of three universities uses smart phone, and (68%) of Manipur University (MU) , 56% in Tripura University (TU) and 58% in Delhi University (DU) use internet for reading news. 82% students of DU use internet for reading study related documents, while 60% students of TU and 72% in MU students use internet for reading documents. Most of the populations from each University i.e. MU 82%, TU 80%, and DU 92% are interested in accessing e-Books, e-articles, and ereviews services through mobile technology. The paper highlights the use of handheld device for academic purpose and students’ opinion regarding the use habit of handheld device.
Description: 10th Convention PLANNER-2016, North-Eastern Hill University Shillong, Meghalaya, November 09-11, 2016
ISBN: 9789381232064
Appears in Collections:PLANNER 2016 Shillong, Meghalaya

Files in This Item:
File Description SizeFormat 
6.pdfPLANNER-2016;661.76 kBAdobe PDFView/Open

Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.