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dc.contributor.authorAndrew, Matthew
dc.contributor.authorTaylorson, Jennifer
dc.contributor.authorLangille, Donald J
dc.contributor.authorGrange, Aimee
dc.contributor.authorWilliams, Norman
dc.identifier.citationAndrew , M , Taylorson , J , Langille , D J , Grange , A & Williams , N 2018 , ' Student attitudes towards technology and their preferences for learning tools/devices at two universities in the UAE ' , Journal of Information Technology Education: Research , vol. 17 , pp. 309-344 .
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dc.description.abstractThe purpose of this study was to survey student opinions about technology in order to best implement and utilize technology in the classroom. In this paper, technology refers to ‘digital technology’. The aims of this study were to: (1) examine student attitudes towards technology in regards to enjoyment and perceived usefulness; (2) investigate what tools and devices students enjoyed and preferred to use for learning; (3) examine whether students preferred learning with books and paper instead of technological devices (e.g. laptops, tablets, smartphones); and (4) investigate whether student opinions about digital technology and preferred learning tools differ between two universities (based on their level of technology implementation) and between two programs (Foundation Studies and General Studies).
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dc.subjectHigher educationen
dc.subjectStudent attitudesen
dc.subjectDigital technologyen
dc.subjectDevice choicesen
dc.subjectLearning toolsen
dc.subjectLB2300 Higher Educationen
dc.titleStudent attitudes towards technology and their preferences for learning tools/devices at two universities in the UAEen
dc.typeJournal articleen
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dc.contributor.institutionUniversity of St Andrews.International Education Instituteen
dc.contributor.institutionUniversity of St Andrews.The University of St Andrewsen
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