M-Learning for Technical and Vocational Education Training (TVET)
Siti Azwanee Abdullah1, Muhammad Sukri Saud2, Yusri Kamin3
1Siti Azwanee Abdullah, School of Education, Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia.
2Muhammad Sukri Saud, School of Education, Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia.
3Yusri Kamin, School of Education, Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia.
Manuscript received on 13 August 2019. | Revised Manuscript received on 19 August 2019. | Manuscript published on 30 September 2019. | PP: 7236-7239 | Volume-8 Issue-3 September 2019 | Retrieval Number: C6291098319/2019©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijrte.C6291.098319
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Abstract: Technical and Vocational Education Training (TVET) plays an important role in shaping human workforce to meet the requirements set by the job market. As to equip the manpower with necessary skills to perform in the job market, the education and training delivery system must be improved. Therefore, TVET institutions take up the challenge by changing the curriculum content and the delivery system to produce students who have both the knowledge and skills. Teaching and learning are not only practiced traditionally where teachers focus on activities in the classroom solely, but it must in accordance with the latest technologies. Therefore, teachers’ must be up-to-date with the latest technologies such as the use of mobile devices for the delivery of instruction and they also need to have the necessary knowledge to plan and deliver the content. Specifically, this paper discusses the concepts of mobile learning in technical and vocational contexts, devices used in Mobile Learning, benefits of Mobile Learning, and challenges that exist in the implementation of Mobile Learning. This paper is technically reviewed using document analysis. The documents reviewed are from journal article, conference proceedings, concept paper; accessed via Universiti Teknologi Malaysia Library web portal (www.psz.utm.my). From the review, the researchers provide insights to the need of implementing Mobile Learning in the context of TVET and at the same time improving the quality of education in the vocational context.
Keywords: Mobile Learning (M-Learning), Mobile device, Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET)
Scope of the Article: Mobile Enabled Learning Systems and Tools