Application of Mobile Teaching Mode Based on MosoTeach: Benefits and Challenges

Chen Li, Huang Jianbin

Abstract


With the development of mobile Internet and the popularity of smart devices, mobile teaching is considered to be a trend of future teaching. As one of teaching softwares based on mobile terminal, MosoTeach enjoys great popularity in China. With the information collected through literature research as well as authors’ experiences of applying MosoTeach in classroom teaching, the present paper introduces a mobile teaching mode based on MosoTeach, and addresses functions of MosoTeach, the application of mobile teaching mode based on MosoTeach, and its benefits and challenges. Three benefits are pointed out, which are diversification, personalization and liberalization of learning; timely, all-sided and formative assessment system; and the convenience of collecting data and doing statistic analysis. Meanwhile, there are also some arguments about this mode such as the efficiency of participation, balancing between activities in and out of the classroom, balancing between face-to-face interaction and interaction through MosoTeach as well as the popularization in poverty-stricken areas, and some suggestions are put forward to solve these problems. Teachers should plan and organize the teaching materials well, and differentiate activities according to different phases in which those activities are carried out and keep balance between face-to-face interaction and interaction through MosoTeach.

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Mobile Teaching Mode, MosoTeach, Application of MosoTeach in Classroom Teaching

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7575/aiac.ijalel.v.8n.3p.138

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