The Use Of Mobile Learning In Teaching And Learning Session During The Covid-19 Pandemic In Malaysia
Keywords:Mobile Application, Mobile Device, Mobile Learning, Covid-19 Pandemic, Teaching, and Learning.
Mobile learning (m-learning) is a teaching and learning method during home learning during the covid-19 pandemic that hit the world. This situation demands teachers and students to conduct online learning sessions. Accordingly, teachers also need to be creative in finding alternative methods and strive to develop educational innovations to ensure that the teaching and learning process at home can be carried out effectively. The purpose of writing this concept paper is to discuss the twelve elements of m-learning to provide information to teachers to consider and apply it in teaching and learning sessions at home. The twelve elements are the definition and theory of m-learning, the development of m-learning in Malaysia, the difference between e-learning and m-learning, the characteristics of m-learning, basic features in m-learning, m-learning activities, the advantages of m-learning in teaching and learning, selection criteria for the use of the mobile application in m-learning, factors affecting m-leaning in education, the quality of mobile application features, the importance of the use m-learning in education and the issues and challenges of m-learning based on past studies. In addition, further research is also discussed in this concept paper. Based on past studies, m-learning is an appropriate alternative method used during this covid-19 pandemic for teachers and students to carry out the teaching and learning process at home.