Sripriya, M (2018) AN EXPERIMENTAL STUDY OF USE OF SMS AS A DIGITAL LEARNING TECHNOLOGY AMONG UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS. Human Rights International Research Journal, 6 (1). pp. 165-170. ISSN 2320-6942

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Nowhere in the human history, have we come across a small gadget that it had become an integral and indispensable constituent in our everyday life. Its prevalence among the youth is that it had become part and part of their routine life. Many are not ready to leave home without their mobile
phones. Soon after the students join in the college, their utmost necessity is the mobile phone. MLearning is gaining momentum across the globe among the educationalist. Among all the associated technologies of the mobile, SMS is found to be the most used technology and a most successful
communication tool. When SMS is being accepted as a promising communication tool, the study aimed at exploring how it is accepted as a learning tool. Little is understood about the factors of SMS when provided as a learning tool. This study aimed at exploring the impact of SMS-Learning among the Visual Communication Undergraduate students of the regular stream when provided as an additional support
media for learning. The main objectives are to measure the achievement levels of students as a result of using SMS for learning, based on the DeLone and McLean Model 1992. When provided as digital technology tool how the ‘System Quality’ and ‘Information Quality’ of SMS-Learning, affect ‘Use’ and
‘User Satisfaction’. To learn how ‘Use’ and ‘User Satisfaction’ of SMS-Learning, affect each other reciprocally. To find out how ‘Use’ and ‘User Satisfaction’ affect the ‘Individual Impact’ and how the ‘Individual Impact’ leads to the ‘Intention to Reuse the System of SMS-Learning,’ in addition, it understood the advantages and disadvantages of SMS-Learning from the learner’s point of view. The findings of the paired-sample t-test indicated that there is a marked difference between the pretest and
posttest scores of the students with the condition (t= -99.016, P= 0.000).

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