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Development of an Interactive Mobile Application for Learning Undergraduate Educational Technology Concepts

Oluwole Caleb Falode 1 , Kadinebari Dome 1 , Emeka Joshua Chukwuemeka 1 2 * , Modupe Esther Falode 1
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1 Department of Educational Technology, Federal University of Technology, Minna, Niger State, NIGERIA2 Puretech Computer Training School, Maitama District II FCT-Abuja, NIGERIA* Corresponding Author
International Journal of Professional Development, Learners and Learning, 4(1), 2022, ep2204,
Published: 14 April 2022
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Today’s schooling which is characterized by over-population, insufficient learning resources and incessant closure due to civic crises and pandemic demands more efficient learning models that allow the deployment of technology for students’ active participation in their education. Hence, this study was conducted to develop an interactive mobile application for learning undergraduate educational technology concepts in Nigeria. The ADDIE instructional design model was adopted, and 15 well-structured topics with interactive learning contents and elements were embedded in the developed application built using JavaScript, Html, CSS, Cordova, Articulate 360, Moodle platform, and PHP programming language. The validation of the application was done in three stages and experts involved in the development and validation included educational technology specialists and computer programmers. The mobile application was tested on 30-randomly selected year three undergraduate educational technology students. Findings revealed that exposure to the application improved students’ academic achievement (mean gain=27.87), and there was significant difference (df=28, t=19.97, p<0.05) between the academic achievement score of students at pre- and post-test in favor of the later. The application is therefore considered suitable for teaching and learning of undergraduate educational technology concepts.


Falode, O. C., Dome, K., Chukwuemeka, E. J., & Falode, M. E. (2022). Development of an Interactive Mobile Application for Learning Undergraduate Educational Technology Concepts. International Journal of Professional Development, Learners and Learning, 4(1), ep2204.


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