JOURNAL OF DIGITAL EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY
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M-learning: A Nexus for Adult Learners’ Motivation and Readiness to Learn in Federal Universities at Southwest, Nigeria

Journal of Digital Educational Technology, 2022, 2(1), ep2201, https://doi.org/10.21601/jdet/11361
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ABSTRACT

The aim of this study was to examine the perspective of adult learners on the relationship that exist between motivation to learn, readiness to learn and the use of m-learning for teaching and learning activities. In order to accomplish this, descriptive research survey design was adopted by this study. The population of the study comprised of adult students at the distance learning programmes of Federal Universities in Southwest, Nigeria. The sample for the study comprised of one hundred and twenty adult learners that were selected using multistage sampling techniques. A questionnaire was designed for data collection and validated through face and content validity while the reliability was done through Cronbach Alpha with coefficient 0.89. Collated data were analyzed through simple percentage and Pearson product moment correlation. The findings revealed that adult learners use mobile devices and there are significant relationships between motivation to learn, readiness to learn and the use of m-learning. It was recommended that m-learning should be formally introduced into adult education programme in Nigeria.

KEYWORDS

m-learning adult learners motivation to learn readiness to learn teaching-learning activities

CITATION (APA)

Aremu, B. V., & Adeoluwa, O. V. (2022). M-learning: A Nexus for Adult Learners’ Motivation and Readiness to Learn in Federal Universities at Southwest, Nigeria. Journal of Digital Educational Technology, 2(1), ep2201. https://doi.org/10.21601/jdet/11361
Harvard
Aremu, B. V., and Adeoluwa, O. V. (2022). M-learning: A Nexus for Adult Learners’ Motivation and Readiness to Learn in Federal Universities at Southwest, Nigeria. Journal of Digital Educational Technology, 2(1), ep2201. https://doi.org/10.21601/jdet/11361
Vancouver
Aremu BV, Adeoluwa OV. M-learning: A Nexus for Adult Learners’ Motivation and Readiness to Learn in Federal Universities at Southwest, Nigeria. Journal of Digital Educational Technology. 2022;2(1):ep2201. https://doi.org/10.21601/jdet/11361
AMA
Aremu BV, Adeoluwa OV. M-learning: A Nexus for Adult Learners’ Motivation and Readiness to Learn in Federal Universities at Southwest, Nigeria. Journal of Digital Educational Technology. 2022;2(1), ep2201. https://doi.org/10.21601/jdet/11361
Chicago
Aremu, Bamidele Victor, and Olufemi Victor Adeoluwa. "M-learning: A Nexus for Adult Learners’ Motivation and Readiness to Learn in Federal Universities at Southwest, Nigeria". Journal of Digital Educational Technology 2022 2 no. 1 (2022): ep2201. https://doi.org/10.21601/jdet/11361
MLA
Aremu, Bamidele Victor et al. "M-learning: A Nexus for Adult Learners’ Motivation and Readiness to Learn in Federal Universities at Southwest, Nigeria". Journal of Digital Educational Technology, vol. 2, no. 1, 2022, ep2201. https://doi.org/10.21601/jdet/11361

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