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The adoption of a technological innovation in Higher Education: A case study involving a mobile device

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International Journal on E-Learning Volume 17, Number 3, ISSN 1537-2456 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Waynesville, NC USA


This article examines the adoption of technological innovations in education, such as the use of mobile devices, as teaching agent to pedagogical mediation. The research discusses factors that could contribute to motivation or serve as barriers to the use of tablets as teaching agents to mediate learning. Findings suggest satisfaction and individual benefits play an important role in the adoption of tablets as an educational resource in higher education.


Schnitman, I.M. & Forgerini, F. (2018). The adoption of a technological innovation in Higher Education: A case study involving a mobile device. International Journal on E-Learning, 17(3), 401-418. Waynesville, NC USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved December 11, 2018 from .

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