This paper describes the implementation of a mobile learning teaching resource - StudyTXT – in an introductory accounting decision-making course. The paper explains the philosophy of the course and how the educational rationale underlying the use of StudyTXT might facilitate the attainment of the course objectives. The paper further illustrates how StudyTXT is developed, implemented and used in the course, with references to appropriate literature. A questionnaire-based evaluation of StudyTXT by students reports on their perceptions about the impact of the teaching resource, as well as about the factors that either encouraged students to, or discouraged them from, using StudyTXT. The paper concludes with suggestions for the further utilisation of the resource.
|Keywords:||Mobile Learning, Text Messaging, Student Perceptions, Distance Education|
Lecturer, Center of Accounting, Education and Research, Lincoln University, Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
Associate Professor, Commerce Division, Center of Accounting Education and Research, Lincoln University, Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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