User Experience Evolution of M-Learning Applications

Amir Dirin, Marko Nieminen

Abstract

The development of a mobile learning application is associated with many challenges including timely technology, richness of the learning content, pedagogy, usability, and the design of user experience. Users’ expectations and requirements on m-learning applications have evolved since the beginning of this millennium. The evolvement is mainly a result of the advancement of mobile technologies, devices, and network services. Users’ expectations are based on previous experiences, expertise level, and the context that users have previously worked. The focus of this paper is on mobile learning usability and user experience. We elaborate on m-learning applications’ user experience evolution from 2003 to 2016. The results demonstrate that usability needs to be complemented with user experience analysis when developing m-learning applications.

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Dirin A. and Nieminen M. (2017). User Experience Evolution of M-Learning Applications . In Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 1: CSEDU, ISBN 978-989-758-239-4, pages 154-161. DOI: 10.5220/0006370301540161


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@conference{csedu17,
author={Amir Dirin and Marko Nieminen},
title={User Experience Evolution of M-Learning Applications},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 1: CSEDU,},
year={2017},
pages={154-161},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0006370301540161},
isbn={978-989-758-239-4},
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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 1: CSEDU,
TI - User Experience Evolution of M-Learning Applications
SN - 978-989-758-239-4
AU - Dirin A.
AU - Nieminen M.
PY - 2017
SP - 154
EP - 161
DO - 10.5220/0006370301540161