Electronic Theses and Dissertations

Identifier

6169

Date

2018

Date of Award

8-6-2018

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Science

Major

Ed Psychology and Research

Concentration

Educational Psychology

Committee Chair

Denise Winsor

Abstract

Mobile Science Learning(MSL) is a new paradigm in modern teaching-learning, and MSL approach has extended modern classroom beyond textbook, and due to portable nature of MSL, young children could interact and engage easily during science teaching learning. This study specifically looks at how young children interact and engage within mobile science learning environment during their elementary school age. This exploratory qualitative single case study utilizes grounded theory approach to explore the young children’s interaction with mobile device while using mobile science application, a semi-structured interview and observation has been utilized to explore the study. This study has implications for modern teaching learning, and the researchers to know how young learners, like third graders, interact with mobile science application.

Comments

Data is provided by the student.

Library Comment

dissertation or thesis originally submitted to the local University of Memphis Electronic Theses & dissertation (ETD) Repository.

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